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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 this fun fish story that's sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down.The Pout-Pout Fish is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
A right isn’t right
till it’s granted to all…
The founders of the United States declared that consent of the governed was a key part of their plan for the new nation. But for many years, only white men of means were allowed to vote. This unflinching and inspiring history of voting rights looks back at the activists who answered equality’s call, working tirelessly to secure the right for all to vote, and it also looks forward to the future and the work that still needs to be done.
The funny follow up to the New York Times bestselling The Pout-Pout Fish from Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna
Mr. Fish wants to help his friend Ms. Clam when she loses her pearl, but though he's fast as a sailfish, as smart as dolphin, and as strong as a shark, Mr. Fish has a secret: he's scared of the dark!
Very young children will swim along with Mr. Fish as he journeys deep into the ocean to new and mysterious places. They will discover, as Mr. Fish does, the power of friendship to light the way through the big-big dark.
Turn little pouts into big smiles!
Mr. Fish is nervously awaiting his first day of school, and he frets about not knowing how to write his name, how to draw shapes, and how to do math—until he's reassured that school is the perfect place to learn how to master all of these new skills, in Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School from Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna.
A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the popular Pout-Pout Fish.
It's Halloween under the sea! Mr. Fish is wearing his costume, but what is he dressed as? A goblin? An astronaut in space? A pirate at the helm of the spooky submarine? Tiny tots will love swimming along with Mr. Fish as he turns little pouts into big smiles.
With just one line of text per page, this simple, 12-page board book will send Debbie Diesen and Dan Hanna's much-loved Pout-Pout Fish flippering and swishing into the hearts and minds of very young children.
Mr. Fish and all his friends
Love to play down at the park.
But that ends when they’re bullied
By a misbehaving shark!
Mr. Fish wants to help.
He knows bullying is wrong!
But he’s just one fish—
Is he really that strong?
In The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark, the New York Times–bestselling Pout-Pout Fish teaches a bully shark about kindness and being a friend in this original picture book. Swim along as he discovers the strength of his community, and the power of his own voice.
A grandfather and his granddaughter welcome fall in this sweet, whimsical story about finding beauty and wonder in every moment.
Fall is here! Colorful leaves whisper to each other. Geese honk as they flock across the sky. Pumpkins listen patiently from their patch. The season announces itself in all sorts of ways—if you stop to say hello! From New York Times–bestselling author Deborah Diesen and illustrator Lucy Fleming, Hello, Fall! is a touching story of the autumn season.
A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the popular Pout-Pout Fish
Feeling sleepy? It's time for bed! Toddlers will love swimming along with the Pout-Pout Fish as he turns little frowns into sleepy smiles.
Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna's best-selling Pout-Pout Fish comes flippering and swishing into the hearts and minds of very young children with this compact and fun new tale sure to delight the sleepiest of guppies.
Mr. Fish can't fall asleep in this new jacketed hardcover addition to Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna's New York Times–bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series.
One night in the ocean, the Pout-Pout Fish can't get to sleep! He's all ready for bed, but he just can't catch a snooze. When he asks his friends for advice, they're all sure they know what he should do—count sheep, use a pillow made of rocks, swim in circles—but nothing works. What to do when good advice isn't good for everyone? Little guppies will love The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can't-Sleep Blues, a bedtime story about learning from experience and doing what's best for you!
Deborah Diesen's 5-Minute Pout-Pout Fish Stories is a 192-page treasury of 12 short, read-aloud stories starring the New York Times bestselling Mr. Fish and all his friends--illustrated by Dan Hanna--perfect for bedtime or on the go!
Mr. Fish and his friends are back to turn little pouts into big smiles over and over again! Each of these 12 short stories can be read aloud in about five minutes, making this collection the perfect choice for before bedtime, on the go, or new readers.
Favorite themes and new adventures come to life in each fully illustrated, energetic story of your favorite undersea friends!
Will Mr. Fish find perfect gifts for everyone on his list? Will he finish his shopping in time?
"A gift should be big,
And a gift should be bright.
And a gift should be perfect--
Guaranteed to bring delight.
And a gift should have meaning
Plus a bit of bling-zing,
So I'll shop till I drop
For each just-right thing!"
Swim along with Mr. Fish on his holiday shopping quest in The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish. He might just discover that the best gifts of all come straight from the heart.
An exciting new adventure starring the New York Times-Bestselling Pout-Pout Fish!
Mr. Fish has prepped and packed,
And he’s made big plans to roam.
He’s ready for adventure
On his trip away from home!
But sometimes trips have detours
And not everything goes right.
Without his favorite toy,
Can he fall asleep at night?
Swim along with Mr. Fish as he explores new places and meets new friends in THE POUT-POUT FISH, FAR, FAR FROM HOME. He might just learn that a few bumps along the way are all part of the journey. Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna are back with everyone's favorite grumpy fish, to show that love doesn’t have to be packed, it travels with you always.