The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

Written by Deborah Diesen
Illustrated by Dan Hanna
Part of the Pout Pout Fish Series


The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

The star of the The New York Times bestselling The Pout-Pout Fish is back in a holiday-themed original picture book. Ho ho ho! Time to turn that frowny pout into a cheery shout! Mr Fish is trying to find the perfect presents for his friends, but he just isn't having any luck. He's so busy shopping for everyone that he almost forgets the true meaning of the holidays - surrounding yourself with those you love.


Mr. Fish has a yuletide pout, as time is running out to find the perfect gift for all his friends on his holiday shopping list. The fun repetitive rhyme A gift should be big/And a gift should be bright/And a gift should be perfect/Guaranteed to bring delight... is one readers can chime in on as Mr. Fish keeps searching for the right presents. This addition to the Pout-Pout Fish series will bring holiday delight. School Library Journal

About the Author

Deborah Diesen currently works for a small nonprofit organization and has also worked as a reference librarian and a bookseller. Her first book, The Pout-Pout Fish, also illustrated by Dan Hanna, was a New York Times bestseller and a TIME magazine Top 10 Book of the Year. She lives in Michigan with her family. 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.

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32 pages


Deborah Diesen
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Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc

Publication date

8th September 2015



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