Daily Graphic Novel Recommendation 54

The Shark King

by R. Kikuo Johnson
Genre: Hawaiian folklore
Pages: 40
ISBN: 1935179160 (Amazon)

With striking illustrations, Johnson's short story breathes life into a Hawaiian folk tale about the child of the Shark King, a local demigod. Great for young readers.

Thematic Concerns for Parents: Nothing objectionable unless you worry about a man who is also a shark or a shark who is also a man. Also: common law marriage to (and bearing the child of) said shark-man man-shark.

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