Happy

Happy Book cover Twenty-one emotions that a child encounters are portrayed by fish in this splashy, simple concept book.  Each double page spread presents one dazzling fish against a dark, deep sea background, expressing a particular emotion and its name in a font style and color that also conveys the emotion. Fish are curious, proud, loving, confused, shocked, and much more until finally delighted.  The red, turquoise, chartreuse, magenta, and other neon-like oil pastel scribbly drawings are radiant. mjw
Title: Happy
Author: Mies van Hout
Illustrator
: Mies van Hout
Publisher
: Lemniscaat
Copyright
: 2012
Original language
: Dutch
Translator
: Lemniscaat, USA
Original title
: Vrolijk
Original publisher
: Lemniscaat
Original copyright
: 2011
ISBN
: 978-1-935954-14-9
Hardcover pages
: 44
Age range
: 2 up
Genre
: Picture book
Author’s residence
: The Netherlands
Subjects
: Animals, Emotions and feelings, Europe, Fishes, Netherlands, Social issues, Western Europe

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