Buzzing mosquitoes, wiggly worms, smelly fish, and worse yet, fish for supper are just some of the reasons why the young boy in this humorous story doesn’t like to go fishing.
But none of these things can outweigh the reason why he goes fishing after all: he loves spending time with his dad. And therein lies all the difference.
There’s a warmth in N. L. Sharp’s words, and the glow is reflected in Chris Demarest’s simple, impressionistic watercolors. Here is the kind of wise and gentle picture book that parent and child can share together.