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A Fish That Smiled at Me / 微笑的魚
by Jimmy Liao
One day, a lonely business man goes to the aquarium and perceives that one of the fish is smiling at him. After that, no matter what time of day, he can't stop thinking about the fish, so he buys it and brings it home. He loves the fish and knows how much it makes him happy, but he begins to notice that even a small fish cannot live in a small bowl and be happy forever, th ...more
Published December 2009 by Locus Publishing 大塊文化
(first published December 31st 2004)
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This is one of the best of Jimmy's picture books. The story is amazing and even if you only end up with the Chinese version, the story tells itself through his amazing pictures. I just finished translating it from Chinese into English as I have done with other books by Jimmy for my family back home and I thinkt hey are going to love it just as much as others I have sent them including Turn Left Turn Right, The Moon Forgot, Subway and The big Blue Stone. Jimmy's books are amazing for anyone to re ...more
Jimmy Liao (Chinese Name: Lao Fu-Bin, 廖福彬) born in Taipei, B.A. in Fine Arts, with a major in Design. He had worked in advertising companies for 12 years. Now he works as an illustrator. Since 1998, Jimmy published several illustrated books with amazing originality and multi-faceted narratives. He had since set a fashion in creating and publishing illustrated books in local and international marke ...moreMore about Jimmy Liao...