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The Great Fishing Contest

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The Great Fishing Contest

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
David Kherdian
publisher:
Philomel
genre:
Kids and Family

We gave it an A

Sammy and Jason, two boyhood pals, spend the leisurely hours of their summer vacation planning for a fishing contest in The Great Fishing Contest. Most of this distinctly odd and engaging book is devoted to their rapt conversation about how, when, and where to catch the biggest fish. You don’t have to share their passion for fishing to enjoy the book. It’s their ardor, their funny-solemn schemes and scientific broodings, that are captivating. Hogrogian’s pastel drawings hum with the vibrant colors of mid-summer. A