The Whale in My Swimming Pool by Joyce Wan

The Whale in My Swimming Pool

Written by Joyce Wan
Illustrated by


The Whale in My Swimming Pool by Joyce Wan

One sunny day, a little boy heads outside for a swim, but his pool is already taken ...There's a big whale in the water and it's not budging! The boy tries everything to get the whale to leave. Nothing seems to work. Not fetch. Not tag. Not even offering the whale his allowance. What's a boy to do? Luckily, he comes up with the perfect solution: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. This colourful whale of a tale from the talented Joyce Wan is sure to inspire giggles from little guppies.


Large, colorful illustrations set against ample space make this appropriate for group sharing...droll touches, such as the shark in the neighbor's pool, keep it fun. School Library Journal

About the Author

Joyce Wan is the author and illustrator of many popular board books, including You Are My Cupcake and We Belong Together. She is also the illustrator of Sandra J. Howett's Sleepyheads. Joyce lives in New York City. Through all her work, she hopes to inspire people to embrace the spirit of childhood and to follow their dreams.

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Book Info


Board book
34 pages


Joyce Wan
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Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc

Publication date

31st May 2016



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