Today’s team review is from Jessie, she blogs at http://behindthewillows.com
Jessie has been reading The Slapstyx by Anabelle Franklin with her children
The Slapstyx was written for 8-10 year olds so, of course, I had to read it aloud with all my girls (ages 3, 5 and 8) to see what they would think.
I, as the adult, liked the set up of the book. The ocean is being harmed by super strong, super bad cleaning products and two sisters need to help stop it. That on it’s own could have been a bit much for young girls. BUT if the super cleaner is full of dark magic, the goblins are making the dirt and the dolphin spirits are getting hurt by the overfed plankton monsters. Well, that makes it a lot more approachable and fun!
The three year old, was interested in the mermaid type creatures (dolphinae) and that’s about it. She is…
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