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The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark



Last updated Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Author: Deborah Diesen
Illustrator: Dan Hanna
Date of Publication: 2010
ISBN: 0374307989
Grade Level: Kindergarten    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Oct. 2019

Synopsis: Mr. Fish wants to help his friend Ms. Clam when she loses her pearl, but though heís fast as a sailfish, as smart as dolphin, and as strong as a shark, Mr. Fish has a secret: heís scared of the dark! Readers will swim along with Mr. Fish as he journeys deep into the ocean to new and mysterious places. They will discover, as Mr. Fish does, the power of friendship to light the way through the big-big dark.

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