Big Al and Shrimpy by Andrew Clements

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Shrimpy may be the smartest fish in the sea, but he's also the smallest. Big Al knows how it feels to be an outsider, and he and Shrimpy become best friends. When Big Al finds himself in danger, it's Shrimpy's smart thinking that saves the day.
 

About Andrew Clements

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Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About Average, Troublemaker, Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money, and more. He is also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements.com.
 
Published August 1, 2005 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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How Shrimpy persuades the other fish to follow him down into the Big Deep is never made clear, so the episode’s internal logic isn’t quite as watertight as that in Leo Lionni’s Swimmy (1966)—still, it’s good to see Big Al back, and children are always receptive to the idea that size isn’t everyth...

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In this sequel to Big Al , "the spreads of the ocean depths are every bit as appealing as in the previous book," according to PW<

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In this sequel to Big Al , "the spreads of the ocean depths are every bit as appealing as in the previous book," according to PW<

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The sequel to Big Al, Big Al and Shrimpy by Andrew Clements, illus. by Yoshi, explores the friendship between the mismatched fish; an unlikely turn of events signals certain change in the smaller f

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