“The Great Carp Escape” by Irish Beth Maddock

“Tadpoles, Cams, and Minnows- WOW” This is the world of Beth and Paul, who live near a lake. They enjoy many outdoor adventures and appreciate the creatures who live in and around their lake. But when they find a carp, they are not impressed, as the fish is quite ugly. Their father explains that God made all creatures and they are precious in His sight. The children learn a wonderful lesson of helping others and working together.

This is a 24 page picture book for preschool- young elementary age children. The pictures are cartoon like with muted colors. While one of the main characters is a female, this book will appeal to boys who like to fish.

Irish Beth Maddock has been a columnist for two local newspapers, published in Reader’s Digest, and been featured in broadcasts including, 100 Huntley Street, Okanagan News Television, and Canadian National Broadcast Radio. She is a published poet who has both performed in and directed plays and musical theater productions. The Great Carp Escape is available as a fundraiser for schools, churches, charities and ministries in need and has raised
over $1000.00 to help such causes thus far. As a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Independent Book Publishers Association, Inscribe, and The World Guild,Maddock would like to continue to do something about those ideas that get downloaded into her
brain at 2AM.

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the author. All opinions expressed are my own.


About dwolters

mama to 4 wonderful kids. live on a farm and raise sheep
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