A CatFish Tale is a very funny picture book told in rhyming verse about friendship and loyalty. Children and adults will enjoy the tale—based on a true story—of an friendship between a cat and a penguin and the adventure one embarks on to help the other. It is about going above and beyond for a good friend, being responsible, and learning how to overcome challenges. The characters are delightful, readers will chuckle at the highly unlikely friendships that are a model for diversity and tolerance.
Discussion questions delve into friendship, responsibility, temptation and geography, and enable parents, educators and librarians to create a dynamic learning experience from an engaging storyline with whimsical illustrations by talented illustrator, Cameron Bennett. Creative “funtivity” exercises encourage young readers/listeners to put those lessons into action. .