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The Pout-Pout Fish

by Deborah Diesen

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ISBN: 9780374360979
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Now the youngest of fans of the "New York Times" bestseller can swim along with the pout-pout fish in this board book edition, as he discovers that being glum and spreading "dreary wearies" isn't really his destiny. Full color.
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  • Board Book
    $15.69
ISBN: 9780374360979
ANNOTATION:
Now the youngest of fans of the "New York Times" bestseller can swim along with the pout-pout fish in this board book edition, as he discovers that being glum and spreading "dreary wearies" isn't really his destiny. Full color.

Annotation

Now the youngest of fans of the "New York Times" bestseller can swim along with the pout-pout fish in this board book edition, as he discovers that being glum and spreading "dreary wearies" isn't really his destiny. Full color.

Publisher Description

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

"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.

Author Biography

DEBORAH DIESEN currently works for a small nonprofit organization and has also worked as a reference librarian and a bookseller. She lives 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 Santa Barbara, California. This book marks the debut of both author and illustrator.

Review

"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" "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"

Product Details

Author
Deborah Diesen
Pages
34
Publisher
FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX
Language
English
Year
2013
Illustrator
Daniel X. Hanna
ISBN-10
0374360979
ISBN-13
9780374360979
Format
Board Book
Publication Date
2013-08-06
Series
Pout-Pout Fish Adventure
Media
Book
Series Number
1
Short Title
POUT POUT FISH-BOARD
Illustrations
Yes
Country of Publication
United States
Audience Age
3-6
Audience
Children/Juvenile
UK Release Date
2014-05-01
AU Release Date
2014-05-01
NZ Release Date
2014-05-01
US Release Date
2014-05-01