Fly Guys: Monday Madness

Fly Guys: Monday Madness

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Overview

A new young children's book, 'Fly Guys: Monday Madness' tells the fun story of two unlikely best friends, a fly called Fuzz and 5-year-old Alice. Their mop-based adventure to the moon is brought crashing back to earth when Alice's dad attempts to swat Fuzz. When Fuzz asks Alice why her dad hates flies, the story takes a thoughtful turn and raises questions about difference, diversity and friendship.

Mandip Sahota, Private Secretary to Minister of State at Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK Government - "I loved this book. At a time when we hear reports of prejudice on the increase, the challenge is how to promote equality. Fly Guys is a fun story with a reassuring reminder - children are not born with prejudice. Bobby Thandi has definitely achieved something special here - a series that will help us all tackle prejudice one day at a time. Fuzz and Alice should be on every child's bookshelf!"

Bill Schultz, CEO Home Plate Entertainment, four-time Emmy-award winning animation producer and Studio Executive with more than 25 years of experience, producing such hit shows as "The Simpsons", "King of the Hill", "Garfield", "Clifford the Big Red Dog", "He Man and the Masters of the Universe" and "Hero:108". - "This book shows the sensitivity and creativity of an experienced creator. Fly Guys is a fun read and the art style is light and very appealing. The heavy and important subject is easily conveyed through the author's careful use of color and action. Fly Guys is a must read for any parent of a child living in a diverse world. Meaning - Planet Earth. Bravo Bobby!"

Pamela Duncan Edwards, New York Times Best Selling Author - "This little gem is a sweet, sensitive story that will help teach children the importance of friendship and loyalty. The illustrations made me laugh out loud. It will certainly make me look at my next encounter with a buzzy-bug-flapping fly with different eyes."

Stephanie Gauld, Children's Digital Media Consultant, and former Head of Disney's Club Penguin and Digital Publisher at Egmont - "Fly Guys' creator, Bobby Thandi, has an excellent understanding of this target reader-base and knows just how important building friendships and fitting in is to young children, in the process of forming their identities. This is a charming tale of diversity and acceptance... with fantastic illustrations to boot!"

Shahneila Saeed, Director of the Digital Schoolhouse (funded by The Mayor of London) - "With a layout and style that highly appeals to the younger audience, the book provides a strong message to promote diversity and the importance of friendship in a subtle but very effective way. Highly recommended."

Maria O'Loughlin, Children's TV Scriptwriter (CBBC, Discovery Channel, Disney Junior) - "I found 'Fly Guys' utterly charming! It strikes just the right balance between action, comedy and warmth to deliver a very important message about tolerance - something we need a lot more of in today's world! I can't wait to see what Bobby Thandi does with the rest of the series!"

Thaddaeus Varey, Research Manager, BBC - "Fantastic book! Can't wait to see what is in store for Fuzz on Tuesday. I love the theme of a father learning to see things from a different perspective. And of course it is fun to rhyme out loud on any day of the week."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781505371369
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/10/2014
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.07(d)

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