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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Patroosh, the Cheeky Pelican by Renée James - Book Tour - Book Review - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hi, lovelies!!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Renée James and her exciting new children’s book, “Patroosh, the Cheeky Pelican,” here on FAB!!  For other stops on her Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.

Be sure to make it to the end of this post to enter to win a $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Renée and to increase your chances of winning!!

Thanks for stopping by!!  Wishing you all lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!!

Patroosh, the Cheeky Pelican

by Renée James


GENRE: Children's



Patroosh is a cheeky pelican who always wants more. He'll even take the food right out of your hand, or flap his big wings until you drop it in the sand. But after an unexpected event, and a random act of kindness, this pelican's life is about to change forever.



There’s a town called Yamba where the Clarence River meets the sea. It’s in New South Wales, Australia, and it’s a great place to be. There are beaches, boats, and fish galore. It’s home to a very cheeky pelican, who always wants more. You’ll know if you meet him; his name is Patroosh. He’ll even take food right out of your hand, or flap his big wings until you drop it in the sand.



This book is such an adorable, charming, witty read full of enjoyable storytelling and valuable life lessons.

This book was a super quick, easy read, that children could effortlessly take pleasure in and follow along without any difficulties.

This book follows a cheeky Pelican named Patroosh.  At the beginning of the book Patroosh’s manners leave much to be desired as his behavior is mostly rude, selfish, greedy, and disrespectful.

While Patroosh is up to his usual mischievous ways he becomes caught on a plastic bag in the ocean.  He becomes completely entangled and is unable to get away.  Seamus, a little seagull that Patroosh had previously dismissed and disregarded luckily came to his rescue.  With Patroosh surviving a life and death situation all thanks to Seamus, Patroosh knows he must be more kind, selfless, considerate, and respectful.

This book focuses on some of the valuable lessons that all children should learn – such as friendship, fairness, sharing, compassion, respect, good manners, and forgiveness.  Plus, this book also stresses the importance of recycling with a clever how-to and shows the significant detriment of not doing so with trash ending up in the ocean and hurting the sea life.

This book has a charming rhyming rhythm, with fun and expressive illustrations.  Even with only 46 eBook pages the characters reach depth, maturity, and growth over the course of the story.  The story line stays on point and naturally flows.  The valuable messages integrated throughout the story are easy to identify, understand, and learn.

All in all, I really enjoyed reading this book and would absolutely recommend it!!  I think all young readers (and even those not so young lol!!) will like this book too!!  So, add it to your TBR List and get to reading - you won't be disappointed!!

 **Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book and have voluntarily provided an honest, and unbiased review in accordance with FTC regulations**

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Renée James comes from a background in communications and the commercial television industry. She has worked on a variety of creative projects both nationally and internationally.

She loves nothing more than spending time with family and friends, which includes their much-loved dog. She is passionate about travel, beach days, and, of course, story-time. Her children are the bee's knees as they're constant reminders to be present, and always make time to play.









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  1. Renée ~ Good morning! Welcome to FAB! It is so great to have you here! Congrats on your new book and good luck on the book tour! I really enjoyed reading and reviewing your book, thanks for providing the copy! :)

    1. Hi Ally, thank you for having me here and for your review!! I'm over the moon to hear you enjoyed the book and appreciate you being a part of the tour.

  2. The book looks wonderful! I love reading stories like this to my grandkids. They are so eager to learn, and absorb things like a sponge.

  3. Sounds like a very interesting book.