Feeding Malachi (An Illustrated Children's Chapter Book)
by Abigail Hilton (Goodreads Author)
Eve is an inquisitive baby rat who regularly escapes from her cage. One night she meets a strange creature in a glass tank across the room—a boa constrictor named Malachi. The snake is amused by Eve’s questions, and he awes her with stories of the wilds where he was caught. What will happen to their fragile friendship when Eve discovers what Malachi eats? Can they devise a...more
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Malachi is a boa constrictor that is discovered by an adventurous little rat named Eve. Malachi is amused by Eve and her inquisitive nature. Eve eventually finds out what Malachi eats and must deal with that knowledge. Malachi and Eve try to find a way for all the rats and Malachi to escape without Malachi eatting them. "Feeding Malachi" is a good story to be shared with a child.
Feeding Malachi by Abbie Hilton is a really good kids book, IMO. Granted I don’t have kids, but I am goin to gift it to my sister so she can read it to my nephew. It’s a good story that brings up some important adult ideas (that animals eat each other), that can get a child thinking. The illustrations are beautiful as well.
When Abigail Hilton flopped, gasping, onto the beach of a tiny, unnamed key off the Florida coast, she was grateful that her audience included only a handful of sea gulls, a raccoon, and one very surprised panther. The panther fled, along with the raccoon, but one of the curious sea gulls hopped over to have a closer look at her. Moments later, now sticky with blood and feathers, she dragged herse...moreMore about Abigail Hilton...