A young pig-tailed girl named Aspen, a grumbling and very hungry yellow Labrador retriever named Cooper, and a walking fish called Wally, all prowl the area around their pond, dunes and forest in search of adventure in Gary Lamit's enchanting Wally the Walking Fish Meets Aspen and Cooper. When Aspen and Cooper catch a fish in the local pond, they can't believe their eyes when they meet a real walking fish! They've never heard of such a thing and they don't know quite what to think. But imagine their surprise when the fish begins to talk and introduces himself as Wally! Wally soon charms them and together the three go for a fun walk around the area. While the yellow Lab humorously growls about his supposedly always empty belly, Aspen and Wally soon meet another friend: a beaver named Betty. As the group of friends continues on their journey, they soon pick up lots of interesting facts about beavers, fish, mushrooms and more.
Parents will love Lamit's gentle message of diversity and the importance of friendship. Adults will also appreciate the sidebars of fun facts that are scattered throughout the text, which are as entertaining as they are educational. Children will be charmed by the bright, colorful illustrations and the whimsical story, which is filled with humor. Wally the Walking Fish Meets Aspen and Cooper is a wonderful fantasy that will find a place in any home library.
Get ready for fun and laughter as three very unusual friends seek adventure, in educator Gary Lamit's Wally the Walking Fish Meets Aspen and Cooper. Aspen is a pig-tailed little girl and one day, she and her huge, hungry, yellow lab named Cooper discover a marvel at the local pond: a walking fish! They've never heard of a walking fish, but even more wonderful, this critter is also a talking fish whose name is Wally! As the group explores their pond, dunes and forest they all begin to understand the world around them a little better.
Wise and whimsical, Wally the Walking Fish Meets Aspen and Cooper promotes the value of friendship as these very diverse chums wander about having their adventure. Children will love the lively illustrations, and the hilariously funny dog, which grumbles about his appetite through the whole journey. Parents will appreciate the fun animal facts sprinkled throughout the text. Beautifully illustrated and great fun to read, Wally the Walking Fish Meets Aspen and Cooper is as entertaining as it is educational. This lively book is sure to be a favorite in any home or school library for years to come.
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