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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 15, 2011

Roger Neetz, a resident of Vero Beach, Florida, has authored three historical novels. This is his first children’s works. A graduate of Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, his career included assignments with CIA, and the Foreign Agricultural Service in Europe and the Soviet Union.

TCBR: The Little Fish From the Sea was written especially for children because you felt that they could easily identify with the main character, a little girl who is found floating in a small yellow life preserver in the open sea. What is it about the girl that you think children connect with the most?

By Shawn Street Public Relations, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 12, 2011

The Little Fish From the Sea, a new book by Roger Neetz will touch the heart of all who read it. Written especially for children, who can identify with the main character, the book will capture the hearts and minds of mothers and guardians as well.

The setting is Cuba in the early years of the revolution. The story begins when a dissident Cuban writer, who has turned to the open sea as a panacea for his disillusionment of the political changes, finds a little girl floating in a small yellow life preserver in the open sea. This discovery defines the story’s next phase. The girl denies any knowledge of her past but reveals a musical talent that astounds the writer.