The classic story illustrated by Crockett Johnson, the creator of Harold and the Purple Crayon, about a young boy who goes out fishing and the little fish that gets away—now with a fresh new jacket design!
A little boy goes fishing every day, but he never catches anything—no, not a single fish. So he waits. He waits and waits and waits and waits, and one day, a GREAT GREAT big fish swims by….
A favorite for generations, this witty twist on an old fisherman’s tale featuring an updated look is certain to hook new fans!
<p><strong>Crockett Johnson</strong> (1906-1975) was the writer and illustrator of over twenty books for children, including the beloved classic <em>Harold and the Purple Crayon</em>, six subsequent adventures starring Harold, and <em>The Carrot Seed</em>, written by his wife, Ruth Krauss. He was also the creator of the groundbreaking <em>Barnaby</em>, one of the most influential and ingenious comic strips of the twentieth century.</p>