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The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark

The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark

A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure

Deborah Diesen; pictures by Dan Hanna

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)


Mr. Fish and all his friends
Love to play down at the park.
But that ends when they’re bullied
By a misbehaving shark!

Mr. Fish wants to help.
He knows bullying is wrong!
But he’s just one fish
Is he really that strong?

In this board book conversion of the jacketed hardcover, the New York Times–bestselling Pout-Pout Fish teaches a bully shark about kindness and being a friend. Swim along as he discovers the strength of his community, and the power of his own voice.

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Deborah Diesen; pictures 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 Camarillo, California.

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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