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The pout-pout fish and the worry-worry whale  Cover Image Book Book

The pout-pout fish and the worry-worry whale / Deborah Diesen ; pictures by Dan Hanna.

Diesen, Deborah, (author.). Hanna, Dan, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374389307
  • ISBN: 0374389306
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Mr. Fish and Willa Whale are on their way to a birthday party, but Willa is worried about fitting in so Mr. Fish shows her how to overcome her social anxiety by tackling the worries one at a time.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-6. FSG Books for Young Readers.
Grades K-1. FSG Books for Young Readers.
AD500L Lexile
Decoding demand: 49 (medium) Semantic demand: 79 (high) Syntactic demand: 65 (high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Fishes > Juvenile fiction.
Whales > Juvenile fiction.
Social phobia > Juvenile fiction.
Anxiety > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Birthday parties > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Stories in rhyme.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 16 of 24 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 1 current hold with 24 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library E SET DIE (Text) 38256101849796 Juvenile Picture Books Available -

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