Book: Blobfish Throws a Party Author: Miranda Paul Illustrator: Maggie Caton Publisher: little bee books Date: May 2, 2017 Genre: children's picture book; 4 - 8 yrs; Preschool - 3 Pages: 32; hardcover Price: $16.99 My rating: a delightful story about how one life can make a huge difference
Blobfish Throws a Party, written by Miranda Paul and illustrated by Maggie Caton, is a funny story children will love.
Blobfish lived on the bottom of the ocean where it was dark and lonely. He was tired of being alone. He wanted friends, and lights and delicious treats, but how was he going to get them?
Blobfish decided that there were only two ways to get what he wanted – one was to have a great party, the other was to save the world and be a hero. Either way he would get friends, and lights and delicious treats.
Realizing it was unlikely that he would have any reason to save the world, Blobfish knew hero status wasn’t much of a possibility. That left the party, so he shouted out, “DEEP-SEA PARTY! BRING A TREAT TO SHARE!”
Blobfish’s invitation wasn’t understood by anybody the way it was intended. For example, the mermaids heard it as “Cheap, free party! Sling on a sheet to wear!” Everybody heard it differently, so it just got more and more wacky, and wild, and noisy – all over the planet! But Blobfish was still alone.
Then something happened to change everything. There was an invasion. The rest you have to find out for yourself. 😉
Blobfish Throws a Party by Miranda Paul is a funny rhyming story that, with each page turn, is sure to inspire giggles and anticipation for what is coming next. The gorgeous illustrations by Maggie Caton depict the story perfectly. This is one of those picture books adults will enjoy reading over and over to the children in their life.
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Miranda is super talented and this book is evidence! It cracked me up!!! NIce review, Lynn!
I agree! I enjoy this book more each time I read it.
Thank you for your comment, Penny. I appreciate the support.
This reminds me of the ‘telephone game’. Did you ever play that as a child? Cute book!
yes! It was usually called Gossip when we played it. 🙂
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