Saturday, May 25, 2013

The Adventures of Oliver the Clownfish: Acting Cool by Stephanie Guzman

Teaching youngsters the importance of friendship can sometimes be a challenge when they are more concerned with being cool.

Author Stephanie Guzman has written a charming tale that will aidcover parents in dealing with this matter. In the second installment in her delightful Oliver the Clownfish series, Guzman tackles the issue of acting cool.

Oliver a clownfish, and his friend Paul, a puffer, meet their new neighbor Dolly, a dolphin. They notice Dolly’s body is covered in neon shapes, but don’t say anything. The three quickly become friends and spend the last two weeks of summer playing together.

On the first day of school, Oliver and Paul join their friend Sally, a seahorse. When Sally makes fun of Dolly’s appearance, they agree with her hurting Dolly’s feelings. In time Oliver finally stands up for his new friend. The four realize forming new friendships is more important than acting cool.

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER THE CLOWNFISH: ACTING COOL is both entertaining and educational. The beautiful glossy illustrations by TD will capture youngsters’ attention as they quickly turn the page to see what happens next.

Guzman has created an inspiring series that helps youngsters learn how to deal with difficult situations. She uses her skills as a Reading Specialist to entertain youngsters while they learn. The series is geared toward youngsters ages 6 to 8, but all ages will enjoy it.

The next book in the series will be THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER THE CLOWNFISH: STICKY FINS and the first is THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER THE CLOWNFISH: INVITATION SLIP-UP. This series is a creative and fun way to help youngsters learn.

Author Stephanie Guzman’s website is
The Adventures of Oliver the Clownfish: Acting Cool by Stephanie Guzman, Illustrated by TD, Not So Plain Jane Publishing, @2013, ISBN: 978-1596640023, Hardcover, 32 Pages, Recommended Ages 6 to 8

FTC Full Disclosure - This book was sent to me by the author in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review.
Thanks for stopping by today. Do you think youngsters learn easier if the lesson is taught in a fun and entertaining manner?

1 comment:

  1. Mason - I always love it when an author can share a message that's that important without losing a good story thread. Thanks for sharing this.


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