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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fertile Public Library E B (Text) 33500013088729 New Checked out 11/15/2019
Fertile Public Library E B (Text) 33500013093695 New Checked out 11/12/2019
Red Lake Falls Public Library e BLA (Text) 35500006188708 Main Checked out 11/30/2019

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  • ISBN: 1443170372
  • ISBN: 9781443170376
  • ISBN: 1443170364
  • ISBN: 9781443170369
  • ISBN: 1338297139
  • ISBN: 9781338297133
  • Physical Description: pages cm
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  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2019.

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General Note: "First published in Australia in 2015 by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Australia Pty Ltd."--Copyright page.
Summary, etc.: Told in rhyming text, Brian tries to get his fellow piranhas to try his fruit and vegetable platter, but they all prefer meat--like those human feet dangling in the water.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 July #1
    Brian finds himself at odds with his fellow piranhas, due to his fondness for fruits and vegetables. Spare, rhyming text, describes him sharing a banana only to be asked, "What is wrong with you, Brian? You're a piranha." Next he offers silverbeet, peas, and plums, but is turned down: piranhas prefer feet, knees, and bums. Finally Brian convinces them to try a fruit platter. Following a wordless double-page feeding frenzy, the piranhas declare that the fruit is "yum". . . but they "still prefer bum." A hapless swimmer floats above the arguing fish, unaware of the danger below until the final page when the hungry piranhas nibble his swim trunks. Expressive acrylic cartoon illustrations, similar in style to Blabey's Pig the Pug books, feature fish with oversized comedic eyes and convey a strong range of emotions. Banana-colored endpapers featuring field-guide-style pseudo-scientific definitions for piranha and banana add a clever touch and set the comedic tone. A surefire storytime hit, hand this madcap reimagining of Green Eggs and Ham to preschoolers and emergent readers. Preschool-Grade 1. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Aaron Blabey has written many well-loved, bestselling books for children. He is the creator of three hugely successful series for children -- the New York Times bestselling The Bad Guys, Pig the Pug, and Thelma the Unicorn. In 2018 it was announced that a movie adaptation of The Bad Guys is in development at DreamWorks Animation with Aaron serving as an executive producer on the project. Aaron's books have won many awards, including nine REAL Awards, an INDIE Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, a Children's Book Council of Australia -- Book of the Year Award, a NSW Premiers Literary Award for Children's Literature, two Australian Book Design Awards, and a Children's Peace Literature Award.

Subject: Piranhas Juvenile fiction
Carnivorous animals Juvenile fiction
Animal behavior Juvenile fiction
Humorous stories
Stories in rhyme
Piranhas Fiction
Food habits Fiction
Animals Habits and behavior Fiction
Humorous stories
Animal behavior
Carnivorous animals
Humorous stories
Piranhas
Genre: Picture books.
Juvenile works.
Humorous fiction.
Fiction.
Picture books.
Humorous fiction.
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