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The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish

A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure

Deborah Diesen, illustrated by Dan Hanna

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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"A gift should be big,
And a gift should be bright.
And a gift should be perfect-
Guaranteed to bring delight.
And a gift should have meaning
Plus a bit of bling-zing,
So I'll shop till I drop
For each just-right thing!"

Will Mr. Fish find perfect gifts for everyone on his list? Will he finish his shopping in time?

Swim along with The Pout-Pout Fish on his holiday shopping quest. He might just discover that the best gifts of all come straight from the heart.

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About the author

Deborah Diesen, illustrated by Dan Hanna

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.

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.

Deborah Diesen

Whitney Spotts

Dan Hanna

Jennifer Beckwith

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