The Pout-Pout Fish

Deborah Diesen (Author) Dan Hanna (Illustrator)
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Description

THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER IS NOW A BOARD BOOK FOR THE SMALLEST OF SMALL FRY

Deep in the water,
Mr. Fish swims about
With his fish face stuck
In a permanent pout.

Can his pals cheer him up?
Will his pout ever end?
Is there something he can learn
From an unexpected friend?

Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading dreary wearies isn't really his destiny. Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in Deborah Diesen's fun fish story that's sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down.

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publish Date
August 06, 2013
Pages
36
Dimensions
6.5 X 0.7 X 6.4 inches | 0.57 pounds
Language
English
Type
Board Books
EAN/UPC
9780374360979

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About the Author

Deborah Diesen is the bestselling author of The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark. She grew up in Midland, Michigan, and started writing poems at a young age. She has worked as a bookseller and a librarian, and now works for a small nonprofit organization, but her greatest joy comes from writing for children. She lives with her family in Grand Ledge, Michigan.

Dan Hanna
has over ten years' experience in the animation industry, and his work has appeared on BBC America and the Cartoon Network. He lives in Oxnard, California.

Reviews

"Winning artwork...Hanna's cartoonish undersea world swims with hilarious bug-eyed creatures that ooze personality" --"Kirkus Reviews""" "Appealing...the cartoon illustrations of undersea life are bright and clean and the protagonist's exaggerated expressions are entertaining." "--School Library Journal""" "Diesen's clever rhymes are playful and fun and are sure to keep children's imaginations swimming from page to page." "--Times Record News"
"Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish." --"TIME "magazine, from its Top 10 Childrens' Books of 2008 List"Winning artwork...Hanna's cartoonish undersea world swims with hilarious bug-eyed creatures that ooze personality" --"Kirkus Reviews""" "Appealing...the cartoon illustrations of undersea life are bright and clean and the protagonist's exaggerated expressions are entertaining." "--School Library Journal""" "Diesen's clever rhymes are playful and fun and are sure to keep children's imaginations swimming from page to page." "--Times Record News"

“Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish.” —"TIME "magazine, from its Top 10 Childrens’ Books of 2008 List"Winning artwork...Hanna’s cartoonish undersea world swims with hilarious bug-eyed creatures that ooze personality" —"Kirkus Reviews""" "Appealing...the cartoon illustrations of undersea life are bright and clean and the protagonist's exaggerated expressions are entertaining." "—School Library Journal""" "Diesen's clever rhymes are playful and fun and are sure to keep children's imaginations swimming from page to page." "—Times Record News"

"Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish." --"TIME "magazine, from its Top 10 Childrens' Books of 2008 List"Winning artwork...Hanna's cartoonish undersea world swims with hilarious bug-eyed creatures that ooze personality" --"Kirkus Reviews""" "Appealing...the cartoon illustrations of undersea life are bright and clean and the protagonist's exaggerated expressions are entertaining." "--School Library Journal""" "Diesen's clever rhymes are playful and fun and are sure to keep children's imaginations swimming from page to page." "--Times Record News"