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The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark

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Publisher Comments:

A hilarious retelling of THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, with foil on the cover!

"Little fish, little fish, let me come in."

"Not by the skin of my finny fin fin!"

"Then I'll munch, and I'll crunch, and I'll smash your house in!"

Mama tells her three little fish that it's time to make their own homes. Jim builds his house of seaweed, but the big bad shark munches it up. Tim builds his house of sand, but the shark crunches it up. It's smart Kim who sets up house in an old sunken ship!

Children will delight in this silly story with funny, eye-popping illustrations. And there's foil on the cover!

Review:

"Adding to the growing genre of reinvented fairytales comes a playful take on the old favorite, 'The Three Little Pigs.' In this version, the pigs are replaced by three fish and the wolf's role is assumed by a toothy shark. Geist stays true to the plot of the original text but makes this story his own with the addition of clever rhymes ('Not by the skin of my finny fin fin') and inventive puns ('We fish stick together'). Gorton's (The Bouncing, Dancing, Galloping ABC) digitally rendered underwater world is jam-packed with sea life in vivid blues and greens and creates a dynamic setting that bustles with activity and movement. Readers will find it difficult to ignore the larger-than-life shark whose massive choppers are arguably more threatening than the wolf's. But the timid will find relief in the satisfying ending in which the once-scary shark gets his just desserts (in the form of a necessarily vegetarian diet). This brief, enjoyable read proves a fun adaptation that a new generation will likely savor. Ages 4-8." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

In this hilarious spoof of the classic tale RThe Three Little Pigs, S three little fishes set out to find their fortune, and along the way must outsmart a hungry shark. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439719629
Author:
Geist, Ken
Publisher:
Cartwheel Books
Illustrator:
Gorton, Julia
Author:
Grace, Will
Author:
Gorton, Julia
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Animals - Fishes
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Sharks
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 9.63 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Cartwheel Books - English 9780439719629 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Adding to the growing genre of reinvented fairytales comes a playful take on the old favorite, 'The Three Little Pigs.' In this version, the pigs are replaced by three fish and the wolf's role is assumed by a toothy shark. Geist stays true to the plot of the original text but makes this story his own with the addition of clever rhymes ('Not by the skin of my finny fin fin') and inventive puns ('We fish stick together'). Gorton's (The Bouncing, Dancing, Galloping ABC) digitally rendered underwater world is jam-packed with sea life in vivid blues and greens and creates a dynamic setting that bustles with activity and movement. Readers will find it difficult to ignore the larger-than-life shark whose massive choppers are arguably more threatening than the wolf's. But the timid will find relief in the satisfying ending in which the once-scary shark gets his just desserts (in the form of a necessarily vegetarian diet). This brief, enjoyable read proves a fun adaptation that a new generation will likely savor. Ages 4-8." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , In this hilarious spoof of the classic tale RThe Three Little Pigs, S three little fishes set out to find their fortune, and along the way must outsmart a hungry shark. Full color.
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