Warm colors brighten frigid waters in this humorous tale about standing out, fitting in, and staying cool. -- FOREWORD REVIEWS This is an appealing read-aloud that can be used to generate discussion about classroom and playground dynamics. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL A warm, funny tale about friendship and fitting in that school-aged children are sure to identify with. Wilfred Walrus and Neville Narwhal are the only kids in Miss Blubber's class who are not seals. Life is tough being the odd ones out - lunchtimes and football matches and school photos all present challenges to the two outliers. And they don't even like each other very much When Betty Beluga joins the class, everything changes. Betty is smart and independent and amazing at football. As a friendship forms, Betty helps the two boys to recognise that being different isn't always a bad thing This is Isabella Bunnell's second children's book. Her first, Disappearing Acts (2016), was received to much critical acclaim.
Cicada Books, 9781908714626, 32pp.
Publication Date: November 5, 2019