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The Fool and the Fish

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3 out of 5
Based on 13 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
Everyone says that Ivan is lazy fool, and maybe they're right. When an enchanted fish promises Ivan everything he can ever wish for, he doesn't wish for money or power. He just wishesto get out of doing his chores. But the Tsar comes to hear about the lazy fool who can ride without a horse, and soon Ivan is making wishes he never even dreamed about.
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages25
Publication Date09/04/1990
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About Alexander Afanasyev (Author) : Alexander Afanasyev is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Alexander Afanasyev is The Fool and the Fish.
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About Gennady Spirin (Author) : Gennady Spirin is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Gennady Spirin include The Christmas Story: From the King James Version, The Lord is My Sh... more
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