Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5
What did you like about the book? Beautiful and detailed digital illustrations complement this informative and entertaining book about fish. Each double page spread, some on the vertical, are full of facts and fun. Many pages include a search and find aspect. The book covers topics including:the biology and history of fish, types of fish including freshwater and ocean fish, coral reefs, feeding, survival modes, schooling, reproduction, a detailed look at Atlantic salmon, and the relationship between fish and people. This is a perfect introduction to the species that readers will pore over.The colorful illustrations depict the wide variety of fish in size, shape and color. Highly recommended.
Anything you didn’t like about it? No
To whom would you recommend this book? This is a wonderful book for children interested in fish and could also be used for elementary school reports.
Who should buy this book? Public Libraries and elementary school libraries
Where would you shelve it? Non-fiction (597)
Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles? Yes
Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA
Date of review: 5/20/19