The Pout-pout Fish by Deborah Diesen


The Pout-pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

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.


Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish. -- TIME magazine, from its Top 10 Childrens

...Hanna's cartoonish undersea world swims with hilarious bug-eyed creatures that ooze personality -- Kirkus Reviews

--School Library Journal

--Times Record News

About the Author

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 Oxnard, California.

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36 pages


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Publication date

29th August 2013



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