The Little Black Fish

The Little Black Fish

4.16 (13,069 ratings by Goodreads)
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Little Black Fish may be small, but he has big questions about the world and the determination to find answers to them. Despite his mother's and the other fish warning him of the perils of leaving their safe haven, Little Black Fish swims over the edge of the pool, into the stream towards the river and to the sea. On his adventure Little Black Fish sees many wondrous and beautiful things, encounters danger lurking around every corner and finally is faced with his ultimate challenge...

A beautiful book about freedom, self-determination, courage and power, it's about a little fish who dares to swim against the tide....
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 250 x 250 x 10.16mm | 520g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Translation
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • 1910328006
  • 9781910328002
  • 38,747

Review quote

The Little Black Fish is among Tiny Owl's first offerings. It's a book is about freedom, confinement, human possibility.
Like all the best picture books, it is both simple and profound. "Perhaps," says the little black fish, "there is more to life, and perhaps the world is more than our stream!" It's a message for us all. This is a book that has been read and loved for generations in Iran, and at last the little black fish has swum to our shores. -- David Almond
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About Samad Behrangi

Iran's most influential children's literatue author Winner of Hans Christian Andersen medal
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Rating details

13,069 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 46% (5,981)
4 32% (4,171)
3 17% (2,179)
2 4% (556)
1 1% (182)
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