Book of the Month | May
Sam Wu is NOT afraid of SPIDERS by Katie and Kevin Tsang
'I'm Sam Wu and I am NOT in any way afraid of spiders. Not EVEN big hairy ones (Ralph Zinkerman the Third definitely needs to stop telling the WHOLE class that I am. So when Tulip, the school tarantula, escaped from her cage, I knew that I had to be the one to save everybody. All I needed was: 1) a jar of honey AND 2) Butterbutt the cat in a protective tinfoil suit. Foolproof right?'
Common childhood fears are dealt with in a hilarious and sensitive way in this younger fiction story packed with quirky illustrations and accessible font. Zombies, Space, The Dark, Ghosts and Sharks also in series.