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Rainbow Fish and the Storyteller

Part of Rainbow Fish
Published by NorthSouth Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

The ninth book in the New York Times bestselling Rainbow Fish series, now available in paperback.

When Rainbow Fish meets a new friend, Humbert, he isn’t sure what to think. Humbert tells all kinds of strange stories:

Somewhere at the bottom of the ocean there’s a plug!

There’s a blue whale living near here . . . and he’s going to eat up all of our food.But before Rainbow Fish and his friends panic, they realize that

Humbert just likes to make up tall tales. Rainbow Fish and his friends soon come up with a clever idea that brings harmony to the group.

"The familiar characters taking on an unusual topic make this a book to consider anywhere this series is popular." –School Library Journal

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 six years later with The Rainbow Fish. Marcus has illustrated over sixty-five books that have been translated into more than sixty languages and received countless international awards. He lives with his wife, Debora, and their children in Bern.

Product Details

  • Publisher: NorthSouth Books (October 11, 2022)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780735845107
  • Grades: K - 2
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Raves and Reviews

"The vibrant, beautiful watercolor paintings enhance this important lesson for young children about making friends and not telling lies."

– OmniLibros

"The familiar characters taking on an unusual topic make this a book to consider anywhere this series is popular."

– School Library Journal

"It is a book that deserves a place in every library."

– Anne Bradley, Just Imagine

"This is a universal story about friendship with a lesson somewhat like that of "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." The story is a good one on its own, but the colorful, sparkly illustrations make it even better."

– Midwest Book Review

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