The Magic Fishbowl

The Magic Fishbowl : An Adventure Under the Sea

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Description

This whimsical tale with bright, captivating watercolors gently touches on the value of recognizing and overcoming fear, highlights marine conservation, and portrays multicultural friendship. The main characters, two young girls, Loli and Sasha are nervous about taking swimming lessons. A mysterious hummingbird, Colibri, takes them on a magical under-the-sea adventure that is designed to not only boost their confidence about learning to swim but is devised to teach them about the impressive array of sea life and how they can respect and care for the ocean environment. Cleverly woven into the storyline is a beautiful rhyming song about the fascinating sea animals the girls encounter. The music and lyrics of the under-the-sea song plus fun ocean and animal facts are included.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 42 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 6mm | 431g
  • English
  • English ed.
  • 1950323145
  • 9781950323142

Review quote

"The Magic Fishbowl is a captivating, multicultural tale that beautifully integrates luscious language, vivid watercolor illustrations, and melodious song to tell the story of two friends who unexpectedly find themselves involved in a most unusual undersea venture. This enchanting fantasy is cleverly structured in a way that teaches the reader about an array of ocean life, while also highlighting local and global issues of pollution, conservation, and our responsibility as a society to protect the fascinating and diverse organisms found in our oceans.

"Robin T. Nelson is an accomplished author and painter who skillfully incorporates realistic watercolor paintings, dialogue and song lyrics to create a narrative that is guaranteed to delight and enlighten children of all ages."

Shiala Higgs, Teacher and Literacy Coach at the Regional Multicultural Magnet School, New London, Connecticut.
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