Monday, September 19, 2011

Bibliophile's Corner

The Daring Adventures of Penhaligon Brush
by S. Jones Rogan

Book Cover description:
Penhaligon stood at the edge of the dark gaping hole. The sea, in foamy turmoil below, promised a watery grave. How he longed to be bored back in Ramble-On-the-Water.
       "Any final requests?" Captain Dredge asked with a smile.
       "Just a question," said Penhaligon.
       "What?" said Dredge.
       "Do you always smell like a rotting seagull carcass?"
He never heard the answer, as Dredge, roaring in anger, pushed him into the hole.

My thoughts:
Animal fantasy has a special place in my heart; so it is not a surprise that I would enjoy S. Jones Rogan's, The Daring Adventures of Penhaligon Brush. Ms. Rogan is a gifted storyteller; she invites the reader into a magical, whimsical world. Issues of prejudice are subtly woven into the text - with the realization that things are not always what they seem. This is a delightful tale for all young readers.

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