Barry the Fish with Fingers and the Hairy Scary Monster by Sue Hendra

Barry the Fish with Fingers and the Hairy Scary Monster

Written by Sue Hendra

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.

Barry, the unusual fish with a full set of fingers, is back for a new set of adventures. This time he is set to help a hairy, scary monster who no one wants to play with. Luckily, Barry comes up with a plan and soon the monster is neither hairy nor scary but friends with everyone. Barry’s undersea escapades continue to entertain.

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Barry the Fish with Fingers and the Hairy Scary Monster by Sue Hendra

Barry and his fishy friends are playing Hide and Seek. Puffy finds a great hiding place in an old wreck, but he gets scared out of his wits when he sees a hairy monster lurking in the shadows. Luckily Barry the fish with fingers comes to the rescue - and discovers that the 'monster' is a friendly seahorse who just needs a haircut!


Reviews for Barry the Fish with Fingers:

"A funny tale that relies on one single gag, and ends with the moral that everyone
has special talents that makes them unique." Junior

"This is rather fishy fun." Families Magazine

About the Author

Sue Hendra

Sue Hendra graduated from the University of Brighton in 1994 and has been an illustrator of children’s books since, and has now worked on over 100 titles. When she met Paul Linnet they fell in love and started writing and illustrating together and came up with bestsellers such as Barry the Fish with Fin- gers, Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell, Nobot the Robot with No Bottom, Supertato and most recently Supertato:Veggies Assemble. Sue and Paul live in Brighton with their young daughter, Wanda. Read more about Sue Hendra here.

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32 pages


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

4th August 2011




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