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Poor Doreen : A Fishy Tale

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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.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 234 x 282 x 15mm | 454g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0375869182
  • 9780375869181
  • 720,255

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Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, February 1, 2014:
"[An] amusing, cleverly executed tale."
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About Sally Lloyd-Jones

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.
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Rating details

293 ratings
3.56 out of 5 stars
5 18% (53)
4 38% (110)
3 30% (89)
2 11% (32)
1 3% (9)
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