The Rainbow Fish
Author Marcus Pfister
Page Designed by Hannah Durham
starts at the bottom of
the ocean where all the beautiful
fish live. There was one special fish, the rainbow fish. His scales
were of shades of blue, green and purple. He also had shiny scales that
glitter under the water. These scales are his most prizes scales.
rainbow fish started to become very proud and selfish. He became so
selfish that he refused to share his shiny scales with the other fish.
Eventually, he had no friends left, and he felt very lonely. The
rainbow fish goes and asks a wise octopus for advice. The octopus tell
the rainbow fish to give away his beauty and "discover how to be happy".
rainbow fish begins to give his shiny scales away and he starts to feel
different. He learns what it means to share with friends. The other
fish begin to accept him again. The rainbow fish finds true beauty and
1. What does it mean to you to
share with your friends?
2. If you were the rainbow
fish would you share your shiny scales
with the other fish?