Mr. Fish wants to help his friend Ms. Clam when she loses her pearl, but though he’s fast as a sailfish, as smart as dolphin, and as strong as a shark, Mr. Fish has a secret: he’s scared of the dark! Very young children will swim along with Mr. Fish as he journeys deep into the ocean to new and mysterious places. They will discover, as Mr. Fish does, the power of friendship to light the way through the big-big dark.
This hopeful rhyming summer and ocean book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like conquering fears, helping others and self-talk. It is also great for character analysis and describing and for targeting /s/ blends, /f/, /sh/, /gr/, /l/ and /fl/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark in speech therapy below: