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Author: Leo Lionni
After a big tuna fish gulps up a school of Swimmy's friends, the small black fish journeys through the ocean and comes face-to-face with many marvelous creatures. When he meets up with a school of frightened fish, Swimmy uses his creativity to show them how to swim together as a group and outsmart the other big fish in the sea. An exquisite pict...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780590430494
ISBN-10: 0590430491
Publication Date: 1/1963
Pages: 32
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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fantastic book by a great author. A wonderful Story about learning to Cooperate and the benifits from it.
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A picture book, in which a small fish organizes the other fish in his school to swim in formation so that they look like an enormous fish and frighten away the big fish that would otherwise eat them. Lionni's illustrations of the wonders found in the ocean, made, I think, with different items used as stamps on a colored background, are incredibly beautiful. This book was, deservedly, a Caldecott Medal Honor Book.
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This is a cute book about how all the little fish work together to act as one big fish. This is an easy reader about a 1st grade level.
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My kids LOVED this wonderful book of friendship and working together. My daughter named her first pet goldfish "Swimmy"!

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