The Rainbow Fish by Marcus PfisterThe Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

The Rainbow Fish

byMarcus Pfister

Board Book | January 27, 1999

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The award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share is now available in a board book edition for the youngest child.
Marcus Pfister is the author of the phenomenally successful Rainbow Fish series, as well as many other books for children. He has worked as a graphic artist, a sculptor, a painter, and a photographer as well as a children's book creator. Pfister lives with his family in Berne, Switzerland.
Title:The Rainbow FishFormat:Board BookDimensions:12 pages, 6.26 × 6.1 × 0.5 inPublished:January 27, 1999Publisher:NorthSouth Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1558585362

ISBN - 13:9781558585362


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book I loved the shiny scales - such a good book for kids
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! I remember when I was younger I used to be so mesmerized by the colours and shiny scales! I think any kid would be super happy to receive this!
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Book/Story! I received this book when I was little as a gift, to this day... its still one of my absolute favourite books! I ended up gifting one to my niece because the story within the book is absolutely beautiful!
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! I remember reading this when I was little
Date published: 2017-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this book. This is a great book, I always loved how beautiful he was and how great the story was. I remember reading this as well as growing up with the tv show and I cant wait to at least be able to share this book with my own son.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I have fond memories of reading this book as a child. I wrote a very funny story of my own that was inspired by this book when I was in Grade 2. The shiny scales are eye-catching and the story is beautiful. I recommend this book to all!
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, J. Alison James Nice little book that teaches sharing, or subtle liberal socialist propaganda which teaches to give away all and anything special about yourself or what you have for the betterment of the whole? Rainbow Fish is special because, unlike the other fish, he is special and has many colors of the rainbow on his fins. The other fish grow jealous and hostile and demand that Rainbow Fish give away his beautiful scales to the others so they can have part of his beautiful colors. He refuses at first, but then yields, giving away the colored fins to all the other fishes so they each have one or two colored scales, thus equalizing the entire school. Rainbow fish is no longer special, but is happier having given this unique characteristic away because the other fish are now happy and accepting of him.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice message Lovely story about sharing.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful story Great story and beautiful pictures. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Memories I wish I could remember more of this book. I can remember rubbing my fingers against the scales and liking it, I just can't remember the plot
Date published: 2016-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Memorable I read this when I was younger and I know it was good because I still remember it! It's great to encourage early reading and the pictures are very pretty.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have! This is a must have for your child's library or your personal library if you're a teacher. I love this story!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Rainbow Fish This is an excellent story about sharing for young children ages three and up. It is simply written so it is easy to keep the attention of the young listeners and the pictures are beautiful which makes it a delight for the kids to follow along.
Date published: 2000-10-27

From Our Editors

This board book edition features the same eye-catching holographic foil stamping that helped make the original so popular. In a simple and appealing way, the brief text conveys the story's universal message about sharing, and the smaller, sturdy format is just right for the toddler set. Full-color