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Sullivan, Tom

I Used to Be a Fish

(1) K-3 Musing on the history of human evolution, this spare, deceptively simple text fancifully traces a fish all the way up in its evolution to a human boy who can fly. Sullivan uses a Seuss-like style and format: large-font stanzas centered on pages face illustrations employing three high-contrasting colors (blue, black, and red) on generous white backgrounds. An author's note addresses the text's artistic liberties. Timeline.


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