Big Al

Big Al

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by Andrew Clements, Yoshi
     
 

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Big Al, an ugly and fierce-looking fish, longs for friends, but all the otherfish flee whenever he approaches them. Then one day, in a display of strengthand heroism, Big Al proves that the true test of a friend is how he acts, nothow he looks. Full color.

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Big Al, an ugly and fierce-looking fish, longs for friends, but all the otherfish flee whenever he approaches them. Then one day, in a display of strengthand heroism, Big Al proves that the true test of a friend is how he acts, nothow he looks. Full color.

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Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
This touching story features the adventures of Big Al, a friendly fish whose size and scary features frighten all the other fish in the sea. After numerous attempts at trying to make friends, he sadly swims through the ocean. During his swim he discovers a group of small fish that have become trapped in fishermen's nets. Fearing for their lives, Al uses his strength and courage to save them. After his display of bravery, he makes a sea full of friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780780705333
Publisher:
Perfection Learning Corporation
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About Average, Troublemaker, Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money, and more. He is also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements.com.

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Big Al 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Beautiful illustrations although Big Al could look a little scary for younger or more timid kids. Realistic story about how people should not base friendship on external looks, but what a person is like on the inside. There is a happy ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago