Everything Is Teeth – Evie Wyld

26109143Everything Is Teeth by Evie Wyld

My rating: 1 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: May 10th, 2016
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Slow
Genres & Themes: Graphic Memoir, Sharks, Australia, Family


Ever since she was a little girl, passing her summers in the brutal heat of coastal New South Wales, Evie Wyld has been captivated by sharks—by their innate ruthlessness, stealth, and immeasurable power. Young Evie would listen intently as farmers and fishermen told stories about being alone on the water at dusk; she would lose herself in books about legendary shark attacks, mesmerized by the photos of the victims. And even though she returned to London at the end of each summer, Australia’s sharks never released their hold on her imagination. Now, in this quietly penetrating narrative of personal memories, beautifully rendered by illustrator Joe Sumner, Evie Wyld lends her exceptional voice to the telling of a story all her own. Continue reading