The award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share is now available in a board book edition for the youngest child.
About the Author
Marcus Pfister was born in Bern, Switzerland. After studying at the Art School of Bern, he apprenticed as a graphic designer and worked in an advertising agency before becoming self-employed in 1984. His debut picture book, The Sleepy Owl, was published by NorthSouth in 1986, but his big breakthrough came 6 years later with The Rainbow Fish. Today, Marcus has illustrated over 50 books, which have been translated into more than 50 languages and received countless international awards. He lives with his wife Debora and his children in Bern. Meet Marcus Pfister at www.marcuspfister.ch.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Summary:A beautiful fish is sad because he has no friends. The other fish are jealous of him because of his beauty. He asks for advice and is told to share some of his shiny scales with the other fish so he will have friends. He shares with them and makes friends. Personal Reaction:I love this book! I made my mom read it to me every night when I was little! The illustrations are captivating!Extension #1:I would have the students make a rainbow fish! Extension #2:I would have the students journal about how they would feel if they were to share their beauty with someone else.
My 16 month old grand daughter loves this book. The illustrations with the shiny scales on the rainbow fish are nice. A good lesson in sharing.