Item description for Rainbow Fish 1,2,3 by Marcus Pfister...
Overview Invites the reader to count along as Rainbow Fish swims over, under, around, and through the numerals one through ten and different numbers of undersea creatures and plants.
Publishers Description Everyone's favorite fish invites youngsters along with him on a glittering undersea lesson the numbers one to ten. Rainbow Fish swims along the ocean floor-over, under, around, and through bright, bold numerals-offering children a colorful and entertaining introduction to the basic building blocks of learning.
Citations And Professional Reviews Rainbow Fish 1,2,3 by Marcus Pfister has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 09/23/2002
PW Notes and Reprints - 09/23/2002 page 74
School Library Journal - 02/01/2003 page 119
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 17
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 17
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Studio: North-South Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2002
Publisher North-South Books
ISBN 0735817162 ISBN13 9780735817166 UPC 651495009957
Availability 0 units.
More About Marcus Pfister
Marcus Pfister was born the 30th of July 1960 in Bern, Switzer-land. He attended the Art School of Bern and then completed an apprenticeship as a Graphic Designer. From 1981-1983 he worked as a Graphic Designer at the publicity agency Alexandre Ott in Zurich. He then took off six months and traveled across the United States, Canada and Mexico. When he re-turned to Switzerland he started working as an independent Graphic Artist. Between 1984 and 1985 he made the sketches for his first picture book “The Sleepy Owl". It was published in 1986 by North-South Books, this was the beginning of a long collaboration. Until 1992, Marcus worked simultaneously as a Graphic Designer and as an author/illustrator of children's books. In 1992 he burst onto the international scene with his book "The Rainbow Fish", which convinced him to focus solely on writing and illustrating his own books.
Up to now 49 books of Marcus Pfister have been published. They have been translated into more than 50 languages. The total number of published copies has exceeded 30 millions. As an illustrator, Marcus has never bound himself to a definite style of art and surprises his audience again and again with new techniques and images. One can see this in "The Magic Book" with an elaborate folder-technique, the split pages in "Milo and the Magical Stones" which tells a story with two different endings, and in "The Rainbow Fish" series with the use of holographic foil. There is always a surprise for his readers with new and exciting effects. He is now concentrating on developing new characters and artistic concepts for his picture books. Marcus Pfister has four children and lives with his family in Bern, Switzerland. His book signing tours have taken him to Korea, Japan, the United States and many European Countries. His hobbies are photographing wildlife in the Rainforest and playing
Marcus Pfister currently resides in Berne.
Marcus Pfister has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Rainbow Fish 1,2,3?
Waist of Money Mar 5, 2008
The book basically says the alhabet, no pictures relating to the letters just a bunch of letters reading across both pages as if you were singing it. With pictures of the fish behind. Complete waist of money cause I could've bought a lunch instead. Don't bother with this book.