Rainbow Fish to the Rescue! by Marcus Pfister

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In this exciting new adventure, Rainbow Fish is torn between his newfound friends and a lonely striped fish who is not allowed to join the group because he lacks a shiny scale. When a dangerous and hungry shark suddenly appears, Rainbow Fish must decide: Should he risk losing his new friends - maybe even his life - for the little stranger?
 

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Marcus Pfister is the author of the phenomenally successful Marcus Pfister is the author of the phenomenally successful Rainbow Fish series, as well as many other books for childreRainbow Fish series, as well as many other books for children. He has worked as a graphic artist, a sculptor, a painter,n. He has worked as a graphic artist, a sculptor, a painter, and a photographer as well as a children's book creator. Pf and a photographer as well as a children's book creator. Pfister lives with his family in Berne, Switzerland. ister lives with his family in Berne, Switzerland.
 
Published September 1, 1995 by North-South / Night Sky Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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A sequel to Rainbow Fish (1992), this morality tale begins when Rainbow Fish and his new friends, all ensconced in flashing scales, won't let a striped fish without a flashing scale play with them.

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Rainbow Fish, that glittery piscine, is back, this time with another moral to impart. Readers will remember how he learned to share in the original tale (The Rainbow Fish), doling out his shimmering s

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A mini-book edition of Rainbow Fish to the Rescue! by Pfister (the second adventure in the series) includes the complete text and the same glittering illustrations, as Rainbow Fish and his friends

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Rainbow Fish & Friends kicks off with a quartet of titles by Gail Donovan, illus.

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When his greed leaves him without friends or admirers, the lonely fish seeks advice from the wise octopus, who counsels him to give away his beauty and ``discover how to be happy.'' The translation from the original German text doesn't enhance the story's predictable plot, and lapses into somewha...

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The star of several picture books, Rainbow Fish is back in his first pop-up book, with the sparkling protagonist meeting some other aquatic creatures.

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The hologram-hued hero of The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister will now glitter and shimmer in even younger hands, in a new board book edition.

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Fans of Marcus Pfister's Rainbow Fish will welcome Rainbow Fish A,B,C, in which the fellow invites youngsters to his underwater school: ""Come for a swim in the deep blue sea,/ and learn the alphabet with me!"" Throughout, large alphabet letters float across otherwise wordless spreads, in ord...

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In the paper-over-board Rainbow Fish and the Sea Monsters' Cave by Pfister, the big blue fish and the little blue fish bravely enter ""the most dangerous place in the entire ocean"" to help cure an ailing ""bumpy-backed fish"" whose only hope is the red algae that grows on the other side of ...

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by Pfister (the second adventure in the series) includes the complete text and the same glittering illustrations, as Rainbow Fish and his friends help the little striped fish avert a shark.

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Marcus Pfister's Rainbow Fish keeps on swimming in the Rainbow Fish Floor Puzzle Book.

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Readers will remember how he learned to share in the original tale (The Rainbow Fish), doling out his shimmering scales to all the have-nots, and this story finds him and his sparkling school of friends at play--but bent on excluding a little striped fish who wants to join in all their games.

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A mini-book edition of Rainbow Fish to the Rescue! by Pfister (the second adventure in the series) includes the complete text and the same glittering illustrations, as Rainbow Fish and his friends

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Three small board books come in a neat lunchbox-style package with Rainbow Fish’s trademark silver scales on the outside and a sturdy blue cord so toddlers can carry the books around with them.

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