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The pout-pout fish

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New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.
1st ed.
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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
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A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Deep in the water, Mr. Fish swims about With his fish face stuck In a permanent pout. Can his pals cheer him up? Will his pout ever end? Is there something he can learn From an unexpected friend? Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading "dreary wearies" isn't really his destiny. Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in this fun fish story that's sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down. The Pout-Pout Fish is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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The pout-pout fish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his friends suggest ways to change his expression, until one day a fish comes along that shows him otherwise.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Diesen, D., & Hanna, D. (2008). The pout-pout fish. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux.

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Diesen, Deborah and Dan, Hanna. 2008. The Pout-pout Fish. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux.

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Diesen, Deborah and Dan, Hanna, The Pout-pout Fish. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.

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Diesen, Deborah., and Dan Hanna. The Pout-pout Fish. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008. Print.

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