Brian P. Cleary
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  Catfish, Cod, Salmon, and Scrod: What is a Fish?
written by Brian P. Cleary
illus. by Martin Goneau
Millbrook Press / Lerner
  kindergarten to grade 3
  Also available from the publisher as a multi-user e-book, interactive book, and Audisee® eBook with Audio
Animal Groups Poem
Classifying Animal Groups
Fish Coloring Page
Fish Poster (14x9")
Catfish, Cod, Salmon, and Scrod:
What is a Fish?

What is a fish? Stingrays, goldfish, sharks, and many other creatures are all fish!

Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and comical illustrations from Martin Goneau explain the traits that all fish have in common and help you determine which creatures belong in this water-dwelling group. Animal names are printed in color for easy identification, and the goofy CATegorical cats make learning fun!


“The energetic rhyming text and zany cartoon illustrations will captivate students and make it fun to learn about what makes each group distinctive. Goneau’s cartoon creatures nicely complement the facts that Cleary imparts in his rhythmic narrative… Solid additions to the series.” (School Library Journal, Series Made Simple)

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