Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Goldfish Ghost

Goldfish Ghost

Lemony Snicket; illustrations by Lisa Brown

Roaring Brook Press


Nook Kids ePIB


Roaring Brook Press

Roaring Brook Press


ISBN: 9781250164155

40 Pages, Ages 3-6

Goldfish Ghost was born on the surface of the water in the bowl on a dresser in a boy’s room. The boy’s room was pleasant and familiar, but Goldfish Ghost wanted company, so he set out to find a friend.

He floats over the neighborhood, past the pier, and let the breeze carry him into town where he discovers that not many people pay attention to goldfish ghosts.

Off he floats, searching for the perfect home and the perfect friend

and then he hears a voice. . .

A Neal Porter Book

About the author

Lemony Snicket; illustrations by Lisa Brown

Lemony Snicket is the author of far too many books for children, including The Dark, which won the Charlotte Zolotow Award, and 13 Words, which didn’t. Despite his best efforts, his series All The Wrong Questions and A Series of Unfortunate Events have allegedly sold more than 70 million copies and been translated into thirty-nine languages.

Lisa Brown is the New York Times--bestselling author/illustrator of a number of books for young readers. Recently, she illustrated the critically acclaimed Emily's Blue Period and The Airport Book for Roaring Brook Press. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, Daniel Handler, and their son. This is Lisa's second book for Roaring Brook Press.

Lemony Snicket

Lisa Brown

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