Sam is a carefree rockfish (also called a striped bass) who loves to eat especially those yummy morsels people toss to him from the deck of a bayside restaurant. And, just for fun, he even nibbles on the webbed toes of his duck and swan friends while they are eating! One day, after Sam has grown big and fat, he doesn't look where he is going and SMACK! He gets himself stuck really stuck and it looks like there is no way out. The next thing Sam knows, a fisherman has caught him, and our worry-free friend begins to worry. Picture book-ages 0-6. Edition 1. Hardback binding. 17 color illustrations. 30 pages. Author: Henry, Kristina. Publication date: 2011-08-05.