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Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish and Sea Monster’s First Day | Giveaway

The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 20, 2013

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Enter to win a set of Kate Messner’s Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish and Sea Monster’s First Day + a classroom poster of the “Fish Friend Pledge.”

“Sea Monster keeps delivering important messages in fun ways.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Genuine enthusiasm and humor”—School Library Journal

Giveaway begins August 20, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends September 17, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 4-8

About the Books

Author, former teacher and mom Kate Messner has battled the back-to-school blues from all sides – and won!

Her picture books Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish and Sea Monster’s First Day help students, parents and teachers address some of the fears and challenges that come at the end of summer and the beginning of the school year.

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Being kind is a big job, but nothing’s too big for a sea monster. Not even taking on the new fish in school, who’s great…except when he’s pushing people around. This funny, charming twist on dealing with a bully will reassure and delight the smallest children and the biggest sea monsters alike.

SeaMonstersFirstDaySea Monster’s First Day

Sea monster Ernest is starting his first day of school. But starting school is a big job! Fitting in when you’re a sea monster is tough enough, and there’s so much to learn and do—reading, singing, playing hide-and-seek with the fishermen, lunchtime in the algae patch….This funny, charming twist on the worries and joys of starting school will reassure and delight the smallest children and the largest sea monsters alike.

About the Author

Kate Messner writes books in upstate New York. She lives with her family on Lake Champlain, home of the legendary lake monster “Champ.” And yes . . . she believes.

Find out more about Kate Messner, visit: http://www.katemessner.com

About the Illustrator

Andy Rash is an award-winning writer and illustrator of several children’s books, including Agent A to Agent Z and Are You a Horse? His illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalTime magazine,Entertainment Weekly, and the New Yorker. He lives in Wisconsin with his wife and son.

Find out more about Andy Rash, visit: http://www.rashworks.com

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Prizing courtesy of Chronicle Books.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Congratulations to K. Potter! You are the winner of this great set of picture books. Enjoy!

    September 18, 2013

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