Voyage of Pearl of the Seas

Children - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
132 Pages
Reviewed on 06/22/2018
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Voyage of Pearl of the Seas: A fairytale prequel to Black Inked Pearl by Ruth Finnegan is an adventure story with fantastical experiences that will take readers on a journey of mystery, magic, and wisdom. Kate, Chris, and Holly, the dog, are having fun and their lives become adventurous when they sail off in Dragonfly, the ship they make out of a dirty old log. The journey takes them to a deserted island where they meet King Aahal and Queen Aram, who give them lessons about God and wisdom. Their voyage makes Chris and Kate grow up and support each other during good and bad times. It is a story about friendship, adventure, mystery, and whimsy and has some good messages for readers.

I like the author's combination of prose and poetry while narrating the story. It gives the book a unique and fresh feel while reading. The detailed descriptions, poetic style, and the black and white sketches make the story palpable to readers, along with the characters and the scenes. It is a good book to enhance vocabulary, introduce children to writing poetry, and expressing themselves in a different way. The book can be read out in classrooms or at home by parents to children because of the metaphorical expressions. I like nautical themed stories and this book captures the essence, sights, and sounds of the ocean beautifully. It is definitely a good book, especially for all those young readers who love adventure, action, suspense, and magic.