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The Pout-Pout Fish Cleans Up the Ocean

The Pout-Pout Fish Cleans Up the Ocean

A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure (Volume 4)

Written by Deborah Diesen; illustrated by Dan Hanna

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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Mr. Fish and his friends have noticed something strange in their ocean—a big, big MESS! How did it get there? What can they do about it? The closer they look, the more they see where the mess came from . . . and they'll have to work together to get rid of it. This jacketed hardcover in the New York Times–bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series from Deborah Diesen and illustrator Dan Hanna, The Pout-Pout Fish Cleans Up the Ocean, will teach little guppies how to take responsibility for their actions and for the environment.

Praise for The Pout-Pout Fish Cleans Up the Ocean

The Pout-Pout Fish series:

“Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish.” —TIME magazine, from its Top 10 Childrens' Books of 2008 List

“Winning artwork . . . Hanna's cartoonish undersea world swims with hilarious bug-eyed creatures that ooze personality.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Appealing. . . . The cartoon illustrations of undersea life are bright and clean and the protagonist's exaggerated expressions are entertaining.” —School Library Journal

"Fans of this series will appreciate Diesen's rhythmic—and ultimately reassuring—text, and Hanna's sunny illustrations contain many clever details." —Booklist

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Written by 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. She lives in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Deborah is the author of Catch a Kiss and the New York Times-bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series of picture books.

Dan Hanna has over ten years of experience in the animation industry, and his work has appeared on BBC America and the Cartoon Network. He lives in Camarillo, California.

Diesen and Hanna's Pout-Pout books include Sweet Dreams Pout-Pout Fish; Kiss, Kiss, Pout-Pout Fish; The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish; and The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School.

image of Dan Hannao
Jennifer Beckwith

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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