The triple Caldecott winner David Wiesner brings his rich visual imagination and trademark artistry to the graphic novel format in a unique coming-of-age tale that begins underwater. A young mermaid, called Fish Girl, in a boardwalk aquarium has a chance encounter with an ordinary girl. Their growing friendship inspires Fish Girl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank. Sparkling with humor and brilliantly visualized, Fish Girl's story will resonate with every young person facing the challenges and rewards of growing up.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||10 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Donna Jo Napoli is a linguistics professor and has written more than eighty books for young readers. She lives in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. www.donnajonapoli.com David Wiesner has won the Caldecott Medal three times and is internationally renowned for his visual storytelling. He lives near Philadelphia. www.davidwiesner.com
Hometown:Outside Philadelphia, P.A.
Date of Birth:February 5, 1956
Place of Birth:Bridgewater, NJ
Education:Rhode Island School of Design -- BFA in Illustration.