REVIEW| THE SNARK BY JUSTIN DAVIS

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I love reading to Blake, especially when it's a new book that I know he will love. We were recently sent a copy of The Snark by Justin Davis which we absolutely love. The Snark is a light hearted story that helps your child with night-time anxieties, suitable for children aged 4-8 years.

About the Author:
This fabulous picture book aimed at young readers is the fifth publication from Justin. His previous books have attracted international praise from adults and young readers alike, and won him a rapidly growing young fan base. Justin lives in Northamptonshire, England, with his wife and three children.


Synopsis:

"What's a Snark?" I hear you cry.

Night-time can be scary, and this delightfully illustrated story shows us how natural those fears and anxieties are. Once children can identify and understand their fears, they can begin to overcome them, and we can all have a good night's sleep! 

 

This story reveals that when we are brave and face our fears, they are often not as scary as we first thought!

 

Told in lyrical prose and with a dash of humour, this light-hearted story will help you and your child deal with night-time anxieties in a safe and reassuring way.


 Blake and I absolutely love this book.  The book is beautifully illustrated with bright and vibrant colours. We love that it's written in a rhyming style and repetitive in parts. Blake definitely is a lot more engaged when it comes to listening to books that have rhyming and/or repetitive elements. After reading a good few times I found Blake was picking up some of the wording and knew when to say certain parts of the story. 

The aim of the book is to help children who have night-time anxieties. Blake is pretty good at night but we do have the odd night here and there where he wakes up crying and we wonder if it's night terrors or maybe he has seen a shadow that has scared him. 

The Snark is about reassuring children. The child in the book thinks he can see and hear a monster but it's not a monster really. On reading the book you will find out what actually is making the child panic.

The Snark is sure to be a fun and engaging read for you and your child. With monsters to find on each page and a fun page at the back to make your own monster. 

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