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The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark

Written by Deborah Diesen and illustrated by Dan Hanna

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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Mr. Fish finds the courage to speak up for his friends when a shark comes to the park and bullies them.

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  • Age Range: 3-6
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: September 5, 2017
  • ISBN: 0374304025
  • ISBN 13: 978-0374304027
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This is a great book about the power of words to conquer bullying and does a great job of showing the inner dilemmas and negative emotions that bullying creates in its victims, while still being kid-friendly and upbeat. The rhyming and repetition of the "chorus" of the book became surprising powerful the more times it was repeated, particularly combined with the power dynamic between a shark and a fish that even little readers understand.

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Deborah Diesen

Deborah Diesen currently works for a nonprofit organization and has also worked as a librarian and a bookseller. She lives in Grand Ledge, Michigan.

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Deborah Diesen
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Dan Hanna

Dan Hanna lives a life of quiet solitude, high in the Bavarian Alps, where he devotes his life to illustrating (and trying to write) picture books. Most of his income is from a modest bee-keeping operation where he produces a thick and tasty Bavarian honey.

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