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The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

The Rainbow Fish (edition 1992)

by Marcus Pfister

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Title:The Rainbow Fish
Authors:Marcus Pfister
Info:North-South Books (1992), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:TED 255
Tags:Beautiful, Different

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The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister



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This book is about fish who learns to make friends.
  Gervona | Jun 6, 2017 |
This book is about sharing with others. ( )
  Freddy_Mack | Jun 5, 2017 |
This book is one of my favorites because I love the meaning behind the rainbow fish giving away the things that make him beautiful to those around him.
  avianuhhh | Jun 5, 2017 |
This book is about fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions.
  ApoloniaEM | Jun 5, 2017 |
in the story the Rainbow fish, a fish that is kind of standoffish and lonely till one day he decides to share some of his sparkly scales with his friends and they began too make new friendships and conversations and the sparkly fish's social skills take a turn for the better.
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  brycen | Jun 4, 2017 |
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Summary: The Rainbow fish is a book about a very beautiful and shimmering fish who finds happiness by sharing his scales with the other fish.

Personal Reaction: This book is a very good book. Its morals are genuine and it not only teaches kindness but also acceptance. It also teaches how to value being yourself. I really liked this book and the pictures. It is a easy to read picture book.

Classroom Extension: It would be fun to have children make their own storybook telling/showing how they can be kind to someone.
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For the children of First UU Church of Austin, from Yew Grove Pagan Interfaith
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A long way out in the deep blue sea there lived a fish.
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The Rainbow Fish is about accepting oneself for who one is. For the shy fish, she is not comfortable swimming in the sea with her one sparkle on her skin. However, as the story continues, she gains confidence and learns to accept and embrace her individuality. As a result, she is seen as the prettiest fish in the sea.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 059048169X, Hardcover)

The Rainbow Fish, with his shimmering scales, is the most beautiful fish in the ocean. But he is proud and vain and none of the other fish want to be his friend--until he learsn to give away some of his most prized possessions.

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The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.

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