The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish Cover

The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

By Deborah Diesen; Dan Hanna (Illustrator)

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr), Hardcover, 9780374355494, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2015

Description

"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 "

Will Mr. Fish find perfect gifts for everyone on his list? Will he finish his shopping in time?

Swim along with Mr. Fish on his holiday shopping quest. He might just discover that the best gifts of all come straight from the heart.



About the Author
Deborah Diesen is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Pout-Pout Fish", named by "Time Magazine" as one of the Ten Best Children s Books of 2008, and "The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark". Diesen grew up in Midland, Michigan, and started writing poems at a young age. She has worked as a bookseller and a librarian, and now works for a small nonprofit organization, but her greatest joy comes from writing for children. She lives with her family 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 Santa Barbara, California. He is the illustrator of the Pout-Pout Fish books.