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Ripple the dolphin just moved to a new aquarium and is excited to make some friends! But as she swims around, she notices the water is still and quiet. The eels have no zing. The neon fishes don’t glow. The seahorses aren’t horsing around. Everyone’s too afraid of a mean shark named Snark!

Ripple is determined to show her new friends that they shouldn’t be afraid—it’s all about mindset. They can choose to be happy!

But just as the aquarium begins to liven up, Snark the shark shows up ready to prove Ripple wrong. Can Ripple get Snark to 
smile too?

Bestselling authors and happiness experts Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson invite you 
to dive in and learn how you can spread joy to those around you with Ripple and 
her friends.

A story about choosing happiness and the ripple effect of a positive mindset.

Praise for 
How to Make a Shark Smile:

"[How to Make a Shark Smile] teaches that a gesture as simple as a smile can have a profound effect on others.” 

—Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Happier at Home

9781492694724 | $17.99 | HC
By Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson,
illustrated by Claudia Ranucci

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SHAWN ACHOR spent over a decade at Harvard University studying the principles of happiness before penning the international bestseller The Happiness Advantage. He is also the founder of Good Think. To teach his happiness principles to younger readers, he collaborated with his sister, Amy Blankson, to write How to Make a Shark Smile. You can learn more about Shawn at shawnachor.com. 


AMY BLANKSON 
is a positive leadership consultant and among her many achievements has been named a Point of Light by Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. As a mother of three, she hopes How 
to Make a Shark Smile will inspire young people to make a positive difference in their world. You can learn more about Amy at amyblankson.com.

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