The Bully and the Shrimp by Catherine Allison & Kim Geyer

Last Updated on August 27, 2021 by ellen

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The Bully and the Shrimp
Author: Catherine Allison & Kim Geyer
ASIN: 978-1472351265
Genre: Children’s
Release: September 12, 2014
Publisher: Parragon Books
32 Pages

When small-for-his-age Noah Shrimpton moves to a new school, the class bully starts picking on him. Noah has no friends to support him and is afraid to tell anyone. He starts to use his journal to express himself, doodling all sorts of outlandish scenarios where he beats the bully (sometimes involving superheroes or giants!). Follow Noah as he learns to make friends and gain the confidence to stand up to the bully in this contemporary tale. Developed in conjunction with school teachers and child development experts, this picture book deals with the current issue of bullying in a sensitive way and is perfect for any school-aged child and their parents.

The Bully and the Shrimp by Catherine Allison & Kim Geyer

Making friends is something that’s challenging for many children. Add in a new home and a new school and it can be even harder. In The Bully and the Shrimp, Noah Shrimpton has just moved to a new home and a new school, he really missed his old friends. Because he is small for his age, a bully named Connor starts to pick on him. It seems like everywhere he goes, Connor is there picking on him.

He tries to remember that he has other friends and he tries to stand up for himself but these things don’t work. Eventually, something does work and Connor stops picking on him. The Bully and the Shrimp is a great story about finding friends, developing self confidence and learning to stand up for yourself.

The Bully and the Shrimp is a great story not only for children who are being bullied but also for children who aren’t so they understand what an awful issue bullying is. The story has bright and colorful illustrations and is written in a voice that a child will relate to. Definitely add this to your child’s library.

8 thoughts on “The Bully and the Shrimp by Catherine Allison & Kim Geyer

  1. This should be required reading for all ages, not just kids. We’ve seen bullying creep into our lives on all levels. You wouldn’t believe some of the things adults try to do to get their way!

  2. That sounds like a cute book. I wish the bully didn’t have the same name as my step son but hey, no matter what name they pick it will be someone’s name right? It’s sad that we NEED so many books about bullying though.

  3. I was very tall for my age so I can’t imagine how hard it would be for a small little boy, especially if the bullies get physical. Cyber bullying is bad too.

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