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The Pout-Pout Fish and What On Earth Is A Pout?

Here’s a pair of picture books: one fiction and one non-fiction, both about pouty fish. First, Deborah Diesen‘s The Pout-Pout Fish, illustrated by Dan Hanna, is a funny book about Mr.Fish’s penchant for spreading the dreary-wearies all over the place. “It’s just … Continue reading

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This Is Not My Hat

Jon Klassen exhibits his trademark Canadian humour in This Is Not My Hat, a companion to the gratifying I Want My Hat Back.  A guilty, hat-stealing fish gives an exonerating soliloquy during his getaway. The interplay between text and pictures show us a … Continue reading

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