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The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark ( Pout-Pout Fish) - by Deborah Diesen (Board Book)

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The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark ( Pout-Pout Fish) - by Deborah Diesen (Board Book) - image 1 of 1
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About the Book

Although Mr. Fish is as fast as a sailfish and strong as a shark, he has a secret: he's afraid of the dark. Very young children will swim along with Mr. Fish as he journeys deep into the ocean to new and mysterious places.

Book Synopsis

The funny follow up to the New York Times bestselling The Pout-Pout Fish from Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna

Mr. Fish wants to help his friend Ms. Clam when she loses her pearl, but though he's fast as a sailfish, as smart as dolphin, and as strong as a shark, Mr. Fish has a secret: he's scared of the dark!

Very young children will swim along with Mr. Fish as he journeys deep into the ocean to new and mysterious places. They will discover, as Mr. Fish does, the power of friendship to light the way through the big-big dark.

Review Quotes

"The playful, rhyming verse is well matched with Hanna's funny cartoon illustrations." --"School Library Journal

""With colorful seascapes and bright-eyed ocean characters, Hanna gives this spirited tale light doses of humor ('Rest stop!' reads a neon sign on an anglerfish's lure), as Diesen delivers a gentle moral: 'The ocean is wide, / And the ocean is deep, / But friends help friends--/ That's a promise we keep.'." -"Publishers Weekly

""An entertaining read-aloud and a nice lighthearted vehicle for dealing with fear." -"Kirkus Reviews"

About The Author

Deborah Diesen is the New York Times bestselling author of The Pout-Pout Fish, named by Time magazine as one of the Ten Best Children's Books of 2008. She has worked as a bookseller and a librarian, and now works for a small nonprofit organization. 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 the Cartoon Network. He lives in Oxnard, California.

Dimensions (Overall): 6.4 Inches (H) x 6.4 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .75 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 34
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Fishes
Series Title: Pout-Pout Fish
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Format: Board Book
Author: Deborah Diesen
Language: English
Street Date: July 7, 2015
TCIN: 18787850
UPC: 9780374301897
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5980
Origin: Made in the USA
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 6.5 inches length x 1 inches width x 6.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

Full story not a mini

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
alohastateofmind - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
The original pout pout fish is still the best but this one is good too. There’s a bunch of mini stories in the series which are short and don’t contain much substance. This isn’t a mini. This one is a full story and it’s got some length to it. It’s a little dark in the illustrations since they journey deep in the ocean but it’s got a great message about conquering fears and helping friends.
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4 out of 5 stars
- 4 years ago
Cute story, the original Pout Pout Fish book is still our favorite ... but we all love this one too!
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