Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters


Author: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart


Illustrator: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart


SABUDA, Robert and REINHART, Matthew. Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters. By Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda. [Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2006]. 8vo, [10]pp. Light blue cloth with spine stamped in gilt and color pictorial pop-up affixed to the front cover, housed in a light blue slipcase with satin ribbon pull. Color pop-up illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original light blue cloth slipcase, housed in publishers original cardboard shipping box. Signed by the authors, Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart.

First edition thus, limited issue, being one of 300 numbered copies, signed by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart, and featuring an extra pop-up affixed to the books cover. While dinosaurs patrolled the lands, massive prehistoric sharks, giant scorpions, and colossal squid cruised the ancient oceans most with just one thing in mind: eat or be eaten. In this companion volume to the best-selling Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs, pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart explore the prehistoric underwater world, where monsters like megalodon ruled the waves. Full of captivating facts and more than 35 breathtaking pop-ups, this incredible volume is sure to astonish and amaze everyone from budding marine biologists to confirmed landlubbers.