Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale

Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale (Hardcover)

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Description


An Ample Roundy Fish called Mrs. Doreen Randolph-Potts is on a mission: to visit her second cousin twice removed who's just welcomed 157 babies. But when she spies what she thinks is a yummy dragonfly—and is actually bait—poor Doreen is lifted out of the water on a fishing pole. Luckily, Doreen is, shall we say, a wee bit clueless about the dire situation. Kids will love being in on the joke as our oblivious heroine arrives, in a roundabout way, at her final destination. Sally Lloyd-Jones, author of the New York Times bestseller How to Be A Baby, and acclaimed illustrator Alexandra Boiger bring the world of a fish to vibrant, funny life. 

About the Author


SALLY LLOYD-JONES is the author of the books How to Be a Baby . . . by Me, the Big Sister, which was a New York Times bestseller, an ALA Notable Book, and the recipient of two starred reviews; How to Get Married . . . by Me, the Bride; and How to Get a Job . . . by Me, the Boss. She is also the author of Being a Pig Is Nice, illustrated by Dan Krall. She worked in children's publishing for several years, leaving in 2000 to write full-time.

ALEXANDRA BOIGER is the illustrator of numerous children's books, including Marilyn Singer's Tallulah's Tutu and its sequels; The Little Bit Scary People by Emily Jenkins; Doctor All-Knowing: A Folk Tale from the Brothers Grimm by Doris Orgel; and While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat by Amy Reichert. She also re-illustrated Betty MacDonald's Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series.

Praise for Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale…


Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, February 1, 2014:
"[An] amusing, cleverly executed tale."

Product Details ISBN-10: 0375869182
ISBN-13: 9780375869181
Published: Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 4
Maximum Age: 8
Minimum Grade Level: P
Maximum Grade Level: 3rd Grade