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Pocket Rocks
     

Pocket Rocks

by Sheree Fitch, Helen Flook (Illustrator)
 
No matter how hard he tries, Ian Goobie can't do the things that the other children in his class can do. Then he finds a rock, a rock that fits perfectly into his pocket, a rock that touches all his senses and whisks him away into a whole other world. From then on, as long as he has a rock in his pocket, Ian Goobie can begin to cope with his daily challenges. That is

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No matter how hard he tries, Ian Goobie can't do the things that the other children in his class can do. Then he finds a rock, a rock that fits perfectly into his pocket, a rock that touches all his senses and whisks him away into a whole other world. From then on, as long as he has a rock in his pocket, Ian Goobie can begin to cope with his daily challenges. That is until he stuffs so many rocks in his pockets that his pants fall down right outside in the schoolyard.

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"Sheree Fitch's trademark language play makes this a great read aloud selection."
CM Magazine
"Flook's work seems to radiate the energy and magic of the rocks."

"Highly recommended."

Canadian Children's Book News
"It is a pleasure to read aloud."

"Helen Flook's vibrant acrylic ink illustrations will readily appeal to children."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551432892
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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The thing of it was, Ian wished every day was someplace else. Or summertime. Or Saturday. He wished he could go anyplace else but school.

Meet the Author

Helen Flook was born and grew up in the beautiful countryside of Wales. She has a Degree in Graphic Design from the Norwich School of Art. Helen has illustrated numerous children’s books. She lives and works in Abergwyngregyn, a village in Wales.

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