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The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Read From Amazon: The Rainbow Fish is an international best-seller and a modern classic. Eye-catching foil stamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions that gives the book its lasting value. Watch We have another great way to get its message of generosity heard by your class. YouTube has “Mermaid Man” (aka Ernest Borgnine) from SpongeBob reading this amazing story. Use the link to dazzle your classroom with this award winning book and watch the seeds of generosity grow.

Tell the Truth, B.B. Wolf

Judy Sierra (Author), J. Otto Seibold (Illustrator) Big Bad Wolf’s first visit to his local library (as related in Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf) was such a success that he returns to tell his version of “The Three Little Pigs.” His outrageous spin on the tale draws skeptical remarks from his audience: “Isn’t that wolf’s nose getting longer?” asks Pinocchio. “It’s a cooked-up, half-baked tale,” snaps the Gingerbread Boy. And “Tell the truth, B.B. Wolf!” squeal the Three Little Pigs. Caught in his own lie, B.B. explains that he is a reformed villain: “Now I’m begging on my knees, Little Pigs, forgive me, please!” How B.B. turns his bad old deed into a good new one provides a happy ending […]