Sunday, October 30, 2011
Blue Ocean Bob Discovers His Purpose by Brooks Olbrys
Bob is determined to discover his life's purpose. He asks the creatures around him such as his best friend Alba, a bird. When he doesn't receive an answer, he decides to take off and find someone who can tell him. He queries a dolphin and when he doesn't get the answer there, goes further and consults, Doc. Doc is an ancient turtle who serves as the judge and arbitrator of the ocean animals. After talking to Doc, Bob decides that his purpose is to protect the animals of the ocean.
The book is written at about a four to eight year old level. It is illustrated by Aleksandra Beaucher in her debut as an illustrator. Her art is simple and powerful with bright colors and striking lines. This book is recommended for children and for parents looking for books that emphasize positive thinking.