Monday, August 1, 2016
Review: Prince Noah and the School Pirates by:Silke Schnee
About the Book:
It s time for young Prince Noah to go to school. The prince, who starred in the book "The Prince Who Was Just Himself, " may be a little slower than other students, but he has no less joy in learning. In his kingdom, children go to school on sailing ships. There is a ship for girls and one for boys. There is a ship for children with an eye patch, a ship for children with one leg, and a ship for children who are slower learners. No one knows why there are so many different ships, but it has always been that way.
Then a terrible storm drives the ships into the hands of pirates. The boys and girls realize that they will only escape if everyone does what he or she does best. Through their adventures, they learn that diversity makes us strong and that every person has something to teach us.
This delightfully illustrated fairy tale instills appreciation for children with Down syndrome and other developmental challenges, making it a valuable aid for teaching tolerance in the home or classroom."
That time of year is approaching, the time for teachers and books. So what an appropriate book to read to our little's. This sweet book entitled Prince Noah and the School Pirates. It's about a a little boy that is ready to start school but things don't seem as great as he thought it would be. This is a precious book, who's setting is set in a faraway land where children go to school on large sailing vessels instead of schoolhouses.
Well it isn't long into the school day before pirates climb aboard and now the children are afraid of what will become of them. This is a story perfect for a bedtime story. It is full of action and intrigue. This is really for those early readers and younger ones will enjoy if being read to. The grade level for this one is 3-7 and ages 4-9.
**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from the author.