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Published: May 5 2015
Size: 10 x 8
Illustrations: 16 color photos
Ron Rash is the author of six novels, five collections of short stories, and four collections of poetry. He is also a two-time finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Prize and winner of the O Henry Prize, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the Sherwood Anderson Prize, the James Still Award of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and other honors. He teaches at Western Carolina University.
Cecile L. K. Martin teaches at the University of Georgia School of Environmental Design. She is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, and a member with excellence and three-time winner of Best in Show in the South Carolina Watercolor Society. Martin's work is included in the South Carolina State Collection and in numerous corporate, public, and private collections.
Author and conservationist Mary Alice Monroe is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of thirteen novels and two children's books: Turtle Summer: A Journal for My Daughter and A Butterfly Called Hope.
"In The Shark's Tooth, celebrated poet and storyteller Ron Rash and accomplished artist Cecile Martin have combined their talents to share an enchanting tale of time, distance, loss, recovery, and how nature keeps calling us home. The story delivers a profound sense of wonder and the illustrations are dazzling."—Kate Salley Palmer, author of The Pink House and others
"Told with Rom Rash's poetic style and paired with Cecile Martin's elegantly simple illustrations, The Shark's Tooth touches the child's heart beating in us all. This book is a treasure destined to endure for generations."—Mary Alice Monroe, from the afterword
"The Shark's Tooth is a beautiful book with elegant illustrations. It reminds us that imagination is a thing to be cherished, even in grown-ups! This is one you'll want to keep by the bedside."—Melinda Long, author of How I Became a Pirate and others
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