One Lonely Fish by Thomas Flintham


One Lonely Fish by Thomas Flintham

It begins with one lonely fish...Count along from one to ten, as each fish gobbles up the next. Just be careful - this book might bite! A clever concept based around the simple act of counting. Turn the page to see a fish on each spread, and count along as a fish on each page gobbles up the one before it. Then the ultimate finale - a huge mouth dominates the last page, gobbling every fish in its path...And we are back once again to one lonely fish!


One lonely fish, sounds like the beginning of a sad story with a predictably happy ending. Nope, sorry fish... page by page a bigger fish gets chomped by an even bigger fish, until all nine are consumed by number 10 (a big, BIG fish). The triangle mouth shapes of the pages are fun to turn over as you sound out the gruesome chomp. My toddlers love this book and I love reading it to them. Highly recommended by Mr Magpie Magpie That

About the Author

Thomas Flintham has an MA from Camberwell College of Art. His fresh, funky, cartoony illustrations have featured in many titles for Templar including the Super Science series (Feel the Force, Matter Matters) and Marvellous Maths.

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22 pages


Thomas Flintham
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Publication date

1st February 2016



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