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Fish Is Fish
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Fish Is Fish Paperback - 1974

by Leo Lionni

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Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. He was the recipient of the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was honored posthumously in 2007 with the Society of Illustrators’ Lifetime Achievement Award. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring moral themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage, and include four Caldecott Honor Books: Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Hailed as “a master of the simple fable” by the Chicago Tribune, he died in 1999 at the age of 89.


From the Hardcover edition.

First line

At the edge of the woods there was a pond, and there a minnow and a tadpole swam among the weeds.

From the jacket flap

A tadpole and a minnow are underwater friends, but the tadpole grows legs and explores the world beyond the pond and then returns to tell his fish friend about the new creatures he sees. The fish imagines these creatures as bird-fish and people-fish and cow-fish and is eager to join them.

Details

  • Title Fish Is Fish
  • Author Leo Lionni
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Reissue
  • Pages 32
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Dragonfly Books, NY
  • Date 1974-02-12
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780394827995 / 0394827996
  • Weight 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.7 x 6.8 x 0.2 in (22.10 x 17.27 x 0.51 cm)
  • Ages 03 to 07 years
  • Grade levels P - 2
  • Reading level 690
  • Themes
    • Topical: Easy Readers
    • Topical: Friendship
  • Library of Congress subjects Frogs, Fishes
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 72488976
  • Dewey Decimal Code E

Media reviews

“With his accustomed subtle interplay of graphic wit, clear language, and plain thinking, Lionni wisely proves that a minnow’s grasp should not exceed his oxygen supply.” —The New York Times

"A superior book, simple, but eye-catching." —School Library Journal.

“If the picture book is a new visual art form in our time, Leo Lionni is certain to be judged a master of the genre.” —The New York Times

About the author

Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. He was the recipient of the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was honored posthumously in 2007 with the Society of Illustrators' Lifetime Achievement Award. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring moral themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage, and include four Caldecott Honor Books: Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Hailed as "a master of the simple fable" by the Chicago Tribune, he died in 1999 at the age of 89.

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