When you take the time to open a book, you never know just what you might get. It seems like a simple story on friendship but then you’re delighted to discover it is more than that. It’s about middle graders who put others ahead of themselves, it’s about reaching out to the community to give back, and dynamics between people. It’s also about the journey of self and discovering all that you have to give is so much more than you ever imagined.
This Book Stinks! The publishers think it stinks, the author thinks it stinks…most people think it stinks and so do I!
The rainbow fish books have been around for a while now and Marcus Pfister has been consistent in creating books with beautiful illustrations, usually with illuminated pinks, blues, purples and oranges. The beautiful underwater pictures are familiar to children and are one of the reasons why we love the Rainbow Fish stories so much.
Andy Lee is not someone you think of as an author of a children’s book, well I don’t anyway, I usually associate him adult humour. Andy is quite adamant that the pages shouldn’t be turned….but it is just too tempting of course and well read on to find out more…
When I first started reading this book, I immediately thought Indiana Jones with a modern day twist. This fast paced adventure will engage your readers from ages 9 and above.
“We stand with out comrades, in salute to the fallen”