The Rainbow Fish Series


The story tells of a fish with shiny, multi-colored scales named Rainbow Fish. He is always fond of his scales. But one day, a small fish asks him if he could have one. Rainbow Fish refuses in a very rude way. The other fish are really upset about his behavior and don't want to play with him anymore. Feeling upset, his only friend left, the starfish, tells him to go visit the mysterious octopus for advice. Rainbow Fish finds the octopus and asks what he should do. The octopus tells him that he must share the beauty of his scales with his friends. When he encounters the small fish a second time, the Rainbow Fish gives her one of his precious scales and, seeing the joy of this little fish, feels immediately much better. Very soon Rainbow Fish is surrounded by other fish requesting scales and he gives to each of them one of his shiny scales. 書中的圖畫以非常柔和的透明水彩渲染的技法,呈現出一幅幅海底的美景,可讓孩子感受到如同游進海底般的愉悅心情,書中魚兒身上的部分鱗片以特殊的方法印製成閃著銀光的鱗片,讓孩子在翻閱時,由於光線的折射作用,使鱗片產生美麗的閃閃七彩效果,吸引孩子閱讀。每本書均點出學習重點包括:分享、勇氣、寬容、付出、關懷與愛,利用圖像去教導孩子抽象的概念,鼓勵他們勇於面對成長中的各種挑戰。