Not Norman: A Goldfish Story

byKelly BennettIllustratorNoah Z. Jones

March 11, 2008|
Not Norman: A Goldfish Story by Kelly Bennett
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"A sweet story that could be used as a springboard to discussion of the pitfalls of making snap judgments about pets — or people." — School Library Journal

Norman the goldfish isn’t what this little boy had in mind. He wanted a different kind of pet — one that could run and catch, or chase string and climb trees, a soft furry pet to sleep on his bed at night. Definitely not Norman. But when he tries to trade Norman for a "good pet," things don’t go as he planned. Could it be that Norman is a better pet than he thought? With wry humor and lighthearted affection, author Kelly Bennett and illustrator Noah Z. Jones tell an unexpected — and positively fishy — tale about finding the good in something you didn’t know
you wanted.
Kelly Bennett loves fish. "Fish are fun and funny," she says. "Just watching them makes me laugh." When she''s not writing, Kelly creates tile mosaics and digs in her garden. She has two grown children, Max and Lexi, and lives in Texas with her husband, Curtis, and their goldfish—whom she would never trade.Noa...
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Title:Not Norman: A Goldfish Story
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10.63 X 9.38 X 0.18 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.63 X 9.38 X 0.18 in
Published:March 11, 2008
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780763627638

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