If Sharks Disappeared

May 23rd, 2017

Published by Roaring Brook Press


A nonfiction children’s book that imagines the consequences of a world without sharks.


“A successful balancing act between heralding disaster and promoting change—an informative debut.”

Kirkus Reviews, starred review


“A bibliography and a list of dos and don’ts wrap up a well-executed environmental primer that will leave readers considering the interconnectivity of the planet and its inhabitants.”

Publishers Weekly


“While the future is impossible to predict, Williams presents a scientifically grounded view of a world without sharks that should spark discussion and inspire action in budding ecologists. A terrific addition to any school or public library.”

Chelsea Couillard-Smith, Hennepin County Library, MN

School Library Journal, starred review



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