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Summary: In this story about a little boy who goes fishing with his dad, you learn everything you need to know about fishing and the process of catching the fish. This book itnroduces children to fishing.
Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book, learning to read
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 6; read yourself: 6 to 9
Interest Level: 3 to 6
Age of Child: Read by a 7-year-old boy and read to a 5-year-old girl.
Young Reader Reaction: “I kind of liked it because some of the story was good.”
Adult Reader Reaction: This is a good book for describing the BASIC process of fishing. I wasn’t really impressed with the story line or illustrations.
Pros: This picture book offers a good description of what you need to know about going fishing.
Cons: The pictures were pretty basic and there was nothing really exciting happening in the story.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow. The book introduces basic ideas, but it isn't one that is likely to get read over and over again.