Fish on a Walk

Fish on a Walk

By Eva Muggenthaler; Eva Muggenthaler (Illustrator)

Enchanted Lion Books, Hardcover, 9781592701162, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 2012


Twelve illustrations by an award-winning artist invite children and adults to give free reign to their imaginations and invent their

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Praise For Fish on a Walk

Jealous-Accepting. Same-Different. Tricky-Truthful. So reads the provocatively spare text accompanying lush illustrations of all manner of animals doing extraordinary things [] the book’s lovely premise encourages original storytelling and the incorporation of personal experience on the part of its listeners.” ForeWord Reviews

Illustrator Eva Muggenthaler brings us into the realm of the amiably enigmatic. It’s that kind of picture book: full of visual pranks, silent amusements and mysterious meaning.” Meghan Cox Gurdon, The Wall Street Journal

Fish on a Walk is an unusual children’s book that will lead to visual and conceptual adventures that are profoundly educational.” The Midwest Book Review

there’s lots to talk about in this saucy, offbeat book; it’s the kind children will return to.” Publisher’s Weekly

A German surrealist debuts on this side of the Atlantic with a set of independent scenes that will give wings to flights of imagination. [...] [The] central scenarios can be seen in a glance, but further examination reveals smaller and often more ambiguous side business that, properly, invites questions (Why do those ants have shopping bags? Is that a shark’s fin in that puddle of spilled soda?) and speculative answers.” Kirkus Reviews