FISH GIRL

a graphic novel

illustrated by and coauthored with David Wiesner


2017 Houghton Mifflin (pb 2017)

ISBN 978-0-544-81512-4

  • starred review BOOKLIST

  • Junior Library Guild Selection

  • New York Public Library Best Books for Kids

  • Kids' Indie List spring 2017

  • Amelia Bloomer Project list of the ALA 2018

  • ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2018

  • nominee for the 2020-2021 Coyote reading list (Grades 3-5) for the Land of Enchantment Book Award of New Mexico

  • in French (2017 Le Genévrier, La Garenne-Colombes ISBN 978-2-3629-0105-8)

  •  in Chinese in the People's Republic of China (2018 Beijing Cheerful Century ISBN 978-7-5596-2772-8)

  •  in Chinese in Taiwan (2018 Grimm Press ISBN 978-9-8618-9829-2)

  • in Korean (인어 소녀. 2018 Prooni Books ISBN 978-8-9617-0670-4)

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BOOKLIST:

... simply beautiful ... luminous colors add the perfect touch of magic to this graceful, gentle story...

KIRKUS: 

...riveting graphic novel... A thought-provoking work that is not to be missed.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: 

... a plot that crackles... graceful, classically proportioned artwork makes the story’s fantastical elements clear and believable. 

THE NEW YORK TIMES:

...powerful climax ...sureal and sometimes unsettling story ... determination and bravery ... Do not hestitate to give these books to boys as well as girls...

 

BNKids BLOG:

This tale captivates... and it's also a feast for the eyes... a story about being brave...seeking the truth... taking chances ... believing in possibility.

 

FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION:

...a truly captivating modern fairy tale...