Bubbles- Big Stick in Frog Pond by Ben Woodard

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Ben Woodard’s story is short and amusing, but it is also a wonderful tale that teaches

children how to deal with embarrassing situations like the bloopy one Bubbles has.

Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers’ Favorite

Product Details

  • File Size: 9664 KB
  • Print Length: 32 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Miller-Martin Press; 1 edition (June 15, 2015)
  • Publication Date: June 15, 2015

More About the Author

A spellbinding storyteller of high adventure, Ben has walked the Great Wall of China, hiked in Tibet, and climbed to 18,000 feet on Mt. Everest.
And recently learned to surf in Hawaii.
Ben is active in SCBWI and a member of a local children’s writing critique group. He is a former Marketing Manager for a major corporation
and ran his own marketing consulting business. He started writing children’s stories in 2008 and has written picture books, middle grade and young adult.
Stories of adventure and wonder. Stories that inspire and educate, and, most of all, entertain.
Ben lives in Kentucky with his wife Lynda.
Review: (4/5 Stars) – This author takes a courageous concept to teach youngsters about bodily functions. I say this because as a nurse, it is hard to tell kids anything about their bodies and for any length of time. However, the author does it in a story and made it fun. What made him do it; who knows? We all have a little bit of craziness in us and his shows up in his writing and bless him as youngsters love it. I read this story to my grandchildren last week, ages 4 & 6. They LOVED the story and the 6 year old wanted to read it to her brother again by herself. It was just different. The 4 yr old just laughed and loved the art throughout the book. It helped having the pictures in it being a lot of cartoonish for kids and in this case, being green frogs as boys relate!! Of course I had to explain a few concepts afterwards but it didn’t deter from them enjoying the story, I think it would have been a little easier if the ending showed he was actually by his friends because both kids asked where they were when the “plan” was to keep him there. Overall, a good story that plays well with children…

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