Author: The Nosuch Disco (Dave Burgess)
Published by: The Nosuch Disco
Publication date: October 2009
Genres: Young children's
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This is a very sweet book, about a worm called Waldo who has an unusual fin meaning he can swim in water. But then two nasty snails called Shelly and Kelly come along, and bully Waldo because of his green fin. This book is based on bullying and friendship, and encourages you to be friendly. This is a very unique book and sure to be a hit with readers of any age!
The cover and inside illustrations are so cute....the nicest illustrations I've ever seen! They are very bold and colourful , I love them! The cover and pages are nice and glossy, too, which is always a good thing. I love the simple style of the illustrations as well. They just add to this book's fabulous-ness! This book is illustrated by the author and I think he's done a brilliant job.
This is a lovely book and I recommend it to readers age 5+. It's a very sweet, enjoyable read and perfect for young readers although I think anyone of any age would enjoy this. I give it a rating of 5/5 - it's fantastic!
The Nosuch Disco shop. The Nosuch Disco undertook a series of workshops to create a book that revolved around a social issue relevent to young people. The workshops took place at Meir Youth Centre and The Queensberry Centre, Stoke on Trent. Each week they would work with the children/young teens to shape characters, establish storylines, words and rhymes and generate a world in which these characters would thrive. When you buy the book, if you ask nicely enough, the author might sign it for you.