James is a boy who lives on a small island. He gets into some trouble when he catches the biggest fish in the sea. Find out how the fish saves James.
For ages 3 - 6.
The story behind the story:
My children have a regular bedtime routine. One night my daughter, Holly, was so tired I put her straight to bed. She stirred and realised that she had not had her bedtime story. Rather than taking her back into the lights of the living room, I decided to make up a story. She seemed to like it, so I told the same story, with a few improvements to my twin daughters, Isabelle and Amy. They liked it too.
I told my wife, Naomi, what had happened and she was keen to hear the story. She recommended that I write it down and create some illustrations to go with it. So here it is, my accidental story book.
The story is loosely based on my time on the islands in the Torres Strait where fishing is a part of everyday life.
I hope you like the story too.