Thursday, February 26, 2015

Children's Picture Book Review: Olive and the Great Flood by Connie Arnold

Title: Olive and the Great Flood
Author: Connie Arnold
Illustrator: Kathleen Bullock
Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc.
Published: January 15, 2015
ISBN-10: 1616335920
ISBN-13: 978-1616335922
Paperback: 20 pages

 Connie Arnold takes the reader on a splendid rendition of Noah’s Ark told through the eyes of Olive, the dove. Arnold’s expert knack of rhyme has a steady flow throughout Olive and the Great Flood, making the old age bible story come to life. Topped off with realistic illustrations created by Kathleen Bullock, the reader will feel part of the story. A new classic has been born.

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Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

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Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

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  1. Thank you for sharing the lovely review and being part of my blog tour for Olive and the Great Flood, Donna!

    1. My apologies for the lateness of my comment! I've been out of touch of technology in the last few days! Glad you like my review. Congratulations!

  2. Hi Donna and Connie, thanks for the review and contest, My review will be out tomorrow.
    Blessings, Penny (

    1. Thanks for dropping by! I'll head over to your blog now to read your review! I always enjoy reading other reviews!

  3. Thank you, Penny. Looking forward to your review too!

  4. Looks like an adorable book. Congratulations, Connie. Best of luck to you. Thanks for the great review, Donna.

    1. Glad you enjoyed the review! The book is splendid!

  5. Thank you, Beverly, I really appreciate it!

  6. I haven't heard of Connie in quite a while. we used to be followers.
    Must rectify that.

    1. I'm glad you and Connie have reconnected through my blog. Thanks for your lovely support!

  7. Yvonne, I have missed you! We do need to connect again.


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