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Never Give a Fish an Umbrella

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There are certain presents you should never give certain pets. For example...Never give a hippo a tricycle! A children's book by Mike Thaler
Paperback, 1 page
Published January 31st 1997 by Troll Communications
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Archit Ojha
Oct 23, 2016 Archit Ojha rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Archit by: Pooja
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If you are into pets, you may want to check these lists out.

Never give a fish an umbrella,

Or an octopus boxing gloves.

Or, for that matter, a penguin a tuxedo.

And surely,

No king sized beds to our dog Eva .

Oct 25, 2016 Pooja rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Archit Ojha
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When I read a title of a book, I never pay much attention to its meaning, have never tried to contemplate on what I might expect the story will be, not at least with the children's books.

And so this laziness of me, did the magic!!

My mind was blown seeing the content of this book. I sat back, pondering why why why it is essential never to give a fish an umbrella or any such gifts to any other animals. Read this book if you want to knows what gifts you should not give to your pets and other anim
Oct 05, 2012 Sarah rated it liked it
This was such a silly book! It was a predictable book, that children can read without knowing how to read the words. Good pictures to support the text. I would recommend this book to 4 year olds-7 year olds.
Sydnie Lambeth
This book is perfect for younger students. It is funny and entertaining, and all children will love it!
Virginia Burnham
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Jun 20, 2008 Susan rated it did not like it
Shelves: picture-books-jp
Cute but dated (never give a turtle a girdle, etc.).
Michaela rated it it was ok
Sep 23, 2014
Apr 12, 2016 Cindy rated it really liked it
Funny ending... i mean really? lol
Pinky rated it liked it
Jan 18, 2013
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Mar 19, 2013
Morgan Reid
Apr 27, 2016 Morgan Reid added it
Shelves: edrd-314
This book is a very short, funny book that is great for a younger audience.
Deleana rated it really liked it
Jun 16, 2009
Heydi Smith
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Nicole D
Jun 26, 2012 Nicole D rated it really liked it
Really cute book. Great addition to the library :)
Steph rated it really liked it
Aug 12, 2014
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Mike Thaler, born in Los Angeles, started his professional career drawing cartoons for adults. A children's book editor saw one of his cartoon stories in a national magazine and encouraged Mike to try writing for children. His first attempt met with success, and "The Magic Boy" was published in 1961.

Mike has produced over 220 published books and is known as “America’s Riddle King.” He has also bee
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