Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale (Paperback)

By Marcus Pfister

NorthSouth Books, 9783314016691, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (8/29/2017)
Hardcover (8/1/1998)
Hardcover (2/1/2001)
Paperback (9/1/1999)
Paperback, Spanish (4/1/2008)

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It’s a whale of a tale in which a terrible misunderstanding escalates, putting Rainbow Fish and his friends in great danger, and Rainbow Fish must try to make peace with a big blue whale to save them all from disaster. When a big blue whale comes to live near their reef, there is a misunderstanding between him and Rainbow Fish and his friends that leaves everyone very unhappy and hungry.

About the Author

Marcus Pfister was born in Bern, Switzerland. After studying at the Art School of Bern, he apprenticed as a graphic designer and worked in an advertising agency before becoming self-employed in 1984. His debut picture book, The Sleepy Owl, was published by NorthSouth in 1986, but his big breakthrough came 6 years later with The Rainbow Fish. Today, Marcus has illustrated over 50 books, which have been translated into more than 50 languages and received countless international awards. He lives with his wife Debora and his children in Bern.