The Adventures of Popcorn and Jellybean

Children - Adventure
58 Pages
Reviewed on 09/15/2017
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Author Biography

I have spent a good part of my adult life teaching about wildlife and conservation to all ages. I think it's so important to raise awareness and appreciation of Nature in our children. One of those children happens to be my son Colton, with whom I would share bedtime stories. 'The Adventures of Popcorn and Jellybean' is the result of those stories we created together, and who have now come to life. My son provided me with inspiration, and motivation, to start the adventure, and I hope you will join our friends as they learn the value, and beauty, of Nature!

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

The Adventures of Popcorn and Jellybean by Robert Gillespie is an adorable fantasy story where young readers are introduced to two friends, Popcorn and Jellybean. It is a Saturday afternoon and they both decide to go on an adventure. Their adventure introduces them to many new animals they meet along the way, which are far more than just bunnies, squirrels, and birds. The adventure is a learning experience for both of them as each day brings new challenges and their adventurous trip will teach readers how to make decisions in situations that are not planned.

The story is whimsical and children will love reading about the adventure and the challenges faced by Popcorn and Jellybean on their trip. The author’s concept is educational and informative and he puts it across in a fun and interactive manner to readers, making it interesting. The illustrations are charming and they breathe life into the story and give the characters personality. The book is good for bedtime story-telling and can be used for interactive sessions in classrooms and school libraries. I like the way the story encourages children to become adventurous and plan in advance for their trips. Children will look forward to Popcorn and Jellybean's antics as the story progresses, and it is a story that will make children more imaginative and creative in their thinking.