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The Magic Fish by Freya Littledale

The Magic Fish (edition 1992)

by Freya Littledale (Author), Winslow Pinney Pels (Illustrator)

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A greedy fisherman's wife is granted every wish but can't find happiness.
Title:The Magic Fish
Authors:Freya Littledale (Author)
Other authors:Winslow Pinney Pels (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic (1992), Edition: Reissue, 32 pages
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This is my favorite retelling of the story "The Fisherman and His Wife" from Grimm'sTales.
The artwork is simple but effective, and the rhyming repetition of the fisherman's requests give a wave-like rocking motion to the recitation. ( )
  librisissimo | Jun 4, 2021 |
A favorite tale. ( )
  wetdryvac | Mar 2, 2021 |
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
The magic fish by Freya Littledale
Children's story about a fisherman who catches a fish and he puts the talking fish back in the water because he told him he was a prince.
Wife tells him he should've asked for a pretty house for her...
Rhyming and silly. After a week she wishes for a castle...she is never happy and always asks for more....
Fish keeps asking why she wants these things...
I received this book from National Library Service for my BARD (Braille Audio Reading Device). ( )
  jbarr5 | Dec 30, 2016 |
Magic Fish is a good book for Kindergarteners or 1st graders. It's a traditional/folktale/fairytale about a woman who orders her husband to go fish. He catches a magic fish and the wife begins to demand wishes and becomes greedy. Bright illustrations help with the simplicity of words in the book.
  kzilinskas | Nov 3, 2014 |
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