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The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark


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Now an unabridged board book! This funny follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The Pout-Pout Fish is about overcoming fears.

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Deborah Diesen currently works for a small nonprofit organization and has also worked as a reference librarian and a bookseller. Her first book, The Pout-Pout Fish, also illustrated by Dan Hanna, was a New York Times bestseller and a Time magazine Top 10 Book of the Year. She lives in Michigan with her family. deborahdiesen.com 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 Oxnard, California. poutpoutfish.com


"The playful, rhyming verse is well matched with Hanna's funny cartoon illustrations." --"School Library Journal

""With colorful seascapes and bright-eyed ocean characters, Hanna gives this spirited tale light doses of humor ('Rest stop!' reads a neon sign on an anglerfish's lure), as Diesen delivers a gentle moral: 'The ocean is wide, / And the ocean is deep, / But friends help friends--/ That's a promise we keep.'." -"Publishers Weekly

""An entertaining read-aloud and a nice lighthearted vehicle for dealing with fear." -"Kirkus Reviews"

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