Item description for Rainbow Fish and the Sea Monsters' Cave by Marcus Pfister & J. Alison James...
Overview Warned by his friends about the dreadful denizens of the deep, Rainbow Fish and little blue fish set out for the Sea Monsters' Cave to find the healing algae that can cure the ailing bumpy-backed fish. BOMC Main. 153,000 first printing.
Publishers Description Boasting the same eye-catching holographic foil stamping of the earlier books in the best-selling series, this eagerly awaited new book featuring Rainbow Fish will delight his millions of fans. It's Rainbow Fish's most challenging adventure yet, for he must brave the Sea Monsters' Cave, rumored to be the most dangerous place in the ocean, to find healing algae to cure the ailing bumpy-backed fish. Warned by his friends about the dreadful denizens of the deep--the giant rock monsters, the five-eyed globe fish, and the horrible creature with a thousand arms--Rainbow Fish, accompanied by the little blue fish, musters all his courage and sets out on an exciting quest. In a satisfying and reassuring conclusion, Rainbow Fish discovers that by confronting his fears, it is possible to overcome them, and that sometimes there are simple, completely nonthreatening explanations for fabled dangers.
Citations And Professional Reviews Rainbow Fish and the Sea Monsters' Cave by Marcus Pfister & J. Alison James has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2002 page 54
Publishers Weekly - 08/27/2001 page 86
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2001 page 54
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Studio: North-South Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.4" Width: 8.6" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2001
Publisher North-South Books
ISBN 0735815364 ISBN13 9780735815360
Availability 128 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2016 01:02.
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More About Marcus Pfister & J. Alison James
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 and the Sea Monsters' Cave?
Afraid Of Noting Mar 11, 2003
Bumby-backed fish was sick, and need red algae to get better. So Rainbow fish, and Blue fish decided that hey would venture into the monsters cave where the red algae was. They had to do it unless bumpy-back fish would die. As they traveled through, they say many scary things, but were too afraid to actually look at the scary things. The fish finally made it out and were able to get some red algae. On their way back they found out something very interesting. This is a pretty good story that tells a moral on now to be afraid of something just because you don't know what it is, like being afraid of the dark.