|March 2012 Book Club Selection
In either contracted or uncontracted braille
Ages 3 and up
Deep in the water,
Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading "dreary wearies" isn't really his destiny. The playful rhymes of this fun fish story are sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down. Children of all ages love
Mr. Fish's transformation from a pout-pout fish to one with a smile, and the story is all but guaranteed to turn a cranky childâ€™s pout (or even a grown-up's pout!) upside down.
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?
Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish.
Time Magazine, from its Top 10 Childrens' Books of 2008 List
Diesen's clever rhymes are playful and fun and are sure to keep children's imaginations swimming from page to page.
-Times Record News
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