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Barry the Fish with Fingers

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Publisher Comments:

Life under the sea can be as dull as dishwater, until Barry arrives, that is. See, Barry is no ordinary fish—he's a fish with fingers! And fingers mean finger puppets, finger painting, knitting, counting to ten, tickling, and all sorts of fun things. It isn't long before all of the other fish want fingers, too. Life under the sea will never be the same again. . . . 

Sue Hendra's hilarious text and bright, bold, colorful art will have youngsters begging to read this story again and again.

 

Review:

"Hendra's (Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli) extended play on words (where else would fish fingers come from?) provides TV cartoon — flavored entertainment for the very young. Barry, a cheerful blue fish, appears with 10 fish fingers--which look like they've been fried to golden perfection-- and shows Sea Slug and a group of bored fish the many things fingers can do. 'With fingers I can... Knit a scarf! Count to ten! Type a letter! Make a paper chain!' Even better, Barry's fingers can also point to danger, as when a crate of Pirate Jack's Tasty Fish Sticks falls to the ocean floor. Thanks to Barry's warning, all the fish get out of the way in time and are shortly equipped with fingers of their own. Hendra's big flat fish and tropical colors shine out from the deep blue of the ocean water, while googly eyes and varying shapes provide lots of visual interest. Not much happens, but this unrelentingly cheerful outing at least has the virtue of being free of conflict--it's G-rated bedtime reading for even the littlest sardines. Ages 4 — 8. (June)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

Synopsis:

SUE HENDRA graduated from the University of Brighton, in England, with a degree in illustration. She has illustrated over seventy books for children, including Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks. When she's not busy making books, Sue helps run an art club for children at two of her local museums. Sue Hendra lives in Brighton, where she loves to swim, explore the surrounding countryside, and eat fish-finger sandwiches, much to Barry's chagrin.

About the Author

Review, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, August 15, 2010:

"Hendra’s bright and cheerful undersea characters make the ocean seem like a great place to be.”

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375858949
Author:
Hendra, Sue
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Fishes
Subject:
Fingers.
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Animals - Fishes
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11.30x8.92x.34 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 40 pages Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - English 9780375858949 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Hendra's (Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli) extended play on words (where else would fish fingers come from?) provides TV cartoon — flavored entertainment for the very young. Barry, a cheerful blue fish, appears with 10 fish fingers--which look like they've been fried to golden perfection-- and shows Sea Slug and a group of bored fish the many things fingers can do. 'With fingers I can... Knit a scarf! Count to ten! Type a letter! Make a paper chain!' Even better, Barry's fingers can also point to danger, as when a crate of Pirate Jack's Tasty Fish Sticks falls to the ocean floor. Thanks to Barry's warning, all the fish get out of the way in time and are shortly equipped with fingers of their own. Hendra's big flat fish and tropical colors shine out from the deep blue of the ocean water, while googly eyes and varying shapes provide lots of visual interest. Not much happens, but this unrelentingly cheerful outing at least has the virtue of being free of conflict--it's G-rated bedtime reading for even the littlest sardines. Ages 4 — 8. (June)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , SUE HENDRA graduated from the University of Brighton, in England, with a degree in illustration. She has illustrated over seventy books for children, including Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks. When she's not busy making books, Sue helps run an art club for children at two of her local museums. Sue Hendra lives in Brighton, where she loves to swim, explore the surrounding countryside, and eat fish-finger sandwiches, much to Barry's chagrin.
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