Little Fish and Friends: A Touch-and-Feel Book by Lucy Cousins

Little Fish and Friends: A Touch-and-Feel Book by Lucy Cousins. Candlewick Press, (9781536215120), 2020

Format: Board Book

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3

Genre: Picture Book

What did you like about the book?  Little Fish introduces readers to some unique ocean friends in this touch and feel board book.  The Bumblebee Fish are furry, the Ele-fish has rough and wrinkly ears, the Starfish shines with silver foil, and Mommy Fish is soft and squishy.  The bright gouache illustrations bring the magical undersea world to life in bold lines and bright colors.  A fun choice for little ones.

Anything you didn’t like about it?   No

To whom would you recommend this book?  This will be enjoyed by babies who love textures and bright colors.

Who should buy this book?  Public Libraries and pre-school libraries

Where would you shelve it?  Board Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review:  12/17/2020        

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