David Wiesner with FISH GIRL

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

The triple Caldecott winner David Wiesner brings his rich visual imagination and trademark artistry to the graphic novel format in a unique coming-of-age tale that begins underwater. A young mermaid, called Fish Girl, in a boardwalk aquarium has a chance encounter with an ordinary girl. Their growing friendship inspires Fish Girl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank. Sparkling with humor and brilliantly visualized, Fish Girl's story will resonate with every young person facing the challenges and rewards of growing up.


About the Author

David Wiesner has won the Caldecott Medal three times—for TuesdayThe Three Pigs, and Flotsam—the second person in history to do so. He is also the recipient of two Caldecott Honors, for Free Fall and Mr. Wuffles. Internationally renowned for his visual storytelling, David has brought his artistry and his fascination with undersea life to a new genre, the graphic novel. He lives near Philadelphia with his family.

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129 Courthouse Square
Oxford, MS 38655
Fish Girl By Donna Jo Napoli, David Wiesner (Illustrator), David Wiesner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544815124
Published: Clarion Books - March 7th, 2017