Introducing Marcus the Fish: It’s Awesome To Be Me Written and Illustrated by Mark B. Stephens – Genre: Children’s Humor. Marcus the Fish wishes that he was more like his friends. But after making several attempts to be more like them, will he discover that being himself is the best thing he can be? Join in on the fun as Marcus discovers just how good being yourself really is. This beginner reader book features colorful illustrations, unforgettable characters, and fun humor that will help get kids excited about reading in a format that is fun to read and easy to understand.