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May 07, 2019
| ISBN 9781632171993
| 5-9 years
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May 07, 2019 | ISBN 9781632171993 | 5-9 years
A sweet and fun and clever story about accepting yourself for who you are and being brave.A great read-aloud picture book about a scaredy squid named Stubby (a stubby squid, rossia pacifica) who makes a BIG MISTAKE . . . getting a pen pal. Intimidated by his new pen pal’s name–Razor Clam–and the extraordinary stories Razor writes about his exploits, Stubby gets carried away making up fantastic stories of his own bravery that end up putting him in hot water when something real and scary happens. But perhaps all his brave imaginings have made him brave enough to find a happy ending?
BARBARA DAVIS-PYLES, author of Grizzly Boy and Stubby the Fearless Squid, has written hundreds of fiction and nonfiction pieces for the children’s education market. In addition to her curriculum-based work, she helped create A Day in the Meadow (with composer Frederick Frahm), a pipe organ demonstrator… More about Barbara Davis-Pyles
“Pure fun and a good read-aloud choice.”–Kirkus Reviews“This book is a wonderful book to help kids overcome fears and feel brave.”–Kids Book Buzz, Liam age 7
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