Mr. Fish wants to be a good friend and help Ms. Clam find her lost pearl, but he is afraid of the dark. The deeper he goes in the ocean, the darker it becomes. This is a great read-aloud book with rhyming text and repeating phrases. Also, see if the children can figure out who is helping Mr. Fish.
Review by Debbie Luke, Westbrook El. School Media Center
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Interest Level: Grades K-2
The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark
Written by Deborah Diesen, Illustrated by Dan Hanna
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date: Aug 17, 2010