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The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School

The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School

Series: Pout-Pout Fish
by Deborah Diesen Illustrated by Dan Hanna

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.

"Diesen tackles a worry not often found in back-to-school books; young Mr. Fish will ease children's fears about what will be expected of them." — Kirkus Reviews

"Fans of this series will appreciate Diesen's rhythmic and ultimately reassuring text, and Hanna's sunny illustrations contain many clever details." — Booklist

4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 2
Number of Pages

About the Author and Illustrator

Deborah Diesen Deborah Diesen is an author of children's books.
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