Memoirs of a Goldfish

By Devin Scillian, Tim Bowers (illustrator),

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Day OneI swam around my bowl. Day Two I swam around my bowl. Twice. And so it goes in this tell-all tale from a goldfish. With his bowl to himself and his simple routine, Goldfish loves his life..until one day... When assorted intruders including a hyperactive bubbler, a grime-eating snail,…

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Ever wonder what your goldfish is thinking as it’s swimming around inside its fishbowl? Written in a diary format, this goldfish’s account of life in his fishbowl—blissful aloneness—until much to his distress the fishbowl begins to fill, first with a fish nicknamed “Mr. Bubbles” because that’s all it does, then plants, a snail, a crab and more and more. Which all seems too crowded, too slimy, too much until, fishbowl cleaning day. Isolated and alone again, the goldfish realized how much he misses his new friends.

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