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Tuck in the Pool

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  21 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Tuck, a little pig taking swimming lessons, is afraid to put his head underwater, but he overcomes his fear with the help of his lucky rubber spider. "Children afraid of the water will find comfort in the acceptance of Tuck's fear and in the story of how he finds it in himself to be brave." -- Booklist
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 23rd 1995 by Clarion Books
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Shelley
Nov 24, 2016 Shelley rated it liked it
Shelves: age-4
This was a good story to read while wanting my kids to learn to swim. Tuck is cute and relatable, and he overcomes his fear because he loves something more than his fear of the water.
My four and six-year-old enjoyed it.
Anne Robertson
Tuck doesn't like the pool because he is afraid of going underwater. His spider falls in and he has to save him by going under. He faces his fear and begins to love the water. Good for a lesson on trying new things. Also good for twin consonant words.
Jenna's Mom
Jul 15, 2008 Jenna's Mom rated it liked it
Recommends it for: little kids 3 and up
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Shantel
Mar 24, 2013 Shantel rated it really liked it
my child is like the main character in this story. I'll have to check it out again this summer when we're trying to get him to be comfortable in the pool
The Brothers
Mar 06, 2016 The Brothers rated it liked it
Shelves: fears, pigs, swimming
A story of a little pig taking swimming lessons and how he learns to overcome his fear of water getting in his ears and eyes. Rather sweet.

Pretty average illustrations.
Dawn
May 20, 2016 Dawn rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids-books
I got this book to try to ease the boys' fear of getting into the pool. It didn't, but they still like the story, especially Tuck's pet spider Snyder.
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