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Diesen, Deborah

The Pout-Pout Fish

(3) PS Illustrated by Dan Hanna. "I'm a pout-pout fish / With a pout-pout face, / So I spread the dreary-wearies / All over the place." Such is Mr. Fish's resigned explanation to the other sea animals for his round-the-clock gloom. The all-you-need-is-love ending is a kick, the rhymes are faultless, and the immensely satisfying illustrations call to mind sea life as interpreted by Jim Henson.


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