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Poppy Ogopogo isn’t beautiful like the butterflies that live on the shores of the lake. Their mean laughter makes her sad, so instead she plays with her imaginary friends.

One day, the butterflies are swept out into the lake. Will Poppy forgive those who hurt her and become a hero?

Or will she leave them to their cruel fate?
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 7th 2020
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Eric Lahti
Oct 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Poppy Ogopogo, like a lot of children’s books, is a collaborative affair with words by Susan Faw and art by Alison Baker-Rasmussen. In children’s stories, the art is just as important as the words and must match with the text. It wouldn’t do to have a sweeping, epic tale of love at first sight and have all the pictures be charcoal drawings of demons. Unless it was about falling in love with a demon, but that probably won’t be a children’s story any time soon.

Instead of a story about demons, Popp
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Jackie
Dec 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a beautiful and delightful and sad story. Poppy is always made fun of. The story shows her struggle to help or let her friends suffer through their misfortune. Perfect for everyone
Lana
Oct 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a children's story with a moral, a story of bullying and hurt but also one of bravery and kindness. Poppy was different to the butterflies so they made fun of her and called her fat, making her lonely and sad so much so that she had to pretend play with imaginary friends till disaster struck Ann and her friends and they asked Poppy to save them calling her friend. It is a story of a big hearted Ogopogo who forgave her friends in their time of need, and went to their rescue, living on in ...more
Topsues
Oct 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
To me this book can be a symbolism to a child that they should learn regardless of anything else in the world that they should except themselves regardless of any self doubt they may have about themselves and know they can be as fierce as the bravest lion. That bullying should not be accepted but defeated. This new book by author Susan Faw showed this lovely and convincingly .. it did have a poetic like feel about it but was easily understandable and a joy to read. I can see it being read again ...more
Shannon
Oct 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Cute story with a moral that is woven quite well into it, but isn't the main focus of the story. The main character is well done. ...more
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A lover of unusual worlds, Susan is a masked crusader for the fantastical world. Championing mythical rights, she quells uprisings and battles infidels who would slay the lifeblood of her pen. It’s all in a night’s work, for this whirlwind writer. Welcome to the quest.

Dante Rossetti Grand Prize awarded for Best Young Adult Fiction of 2016, Chanticleer Reviews, for Seer of Souls.

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