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Amir's Big Catch

Sheila Jones, Charis Haines, and Kevin Cannon

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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 10.00" x 10.00"
  • ISBN: 978-1-59298-637-8
  • Publication Date: 2016-11-22
  • Beaver's Pond Press

Availability: In stock

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Amir's Big Catch

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Amir lives by a lake and his dream is to catch a fish—but he can’t do it on his own! Join Amir in this adventure as he meets some friends who can help him along the way.


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“The story and illustrations will have your readers ‘hooked’ on this delightful book. Clever use of vocabulary and beginning sounds accompany a story of working together in the spirit of fun!”–Beverly Haines, nursery school director of twenty-five years


Amir's Big Catch is a delightful primary text that teaches children the importance of teamwork and respect for nature. The colorful animated illustrations, as well as the lively dialogue, make reading fun.”–Vivian Gist Spencer, Ph.D., distinguished senior lecturer, Anne Arundel Community College


Amir’s Big Catch has great flow and spirit, and the artwork is wonderful. The repetitive nature of the book is a good memorization practice for kids of all ages; and the use of alliterations will help kids with learning letters and sounds. This fun and entertaining book covers so many educational bases.”–Victoria Vaske, Consumer Insights, Walmart

Sheila Jones

Sheila Jones’s inspiration for this book was sparked by a fishing adventure she shared with her friend Amir on Lake Brandt in North Carolina. It was a day of firsts—his first visit to the lake, his first fishing pole, and his first cast as a fisherman. It was a wonderful memory for both, and Sheila was honored to experience it through Amir's eyes.

Charis Haines

Charis Haines has always loved words ever since she won the spelling bee in third grade. Being a children's book author enables Charis to combine her interests in both creative writing and child development. She is also a creative in the areas of media, fashion, and music, as singer-songwriter Charis Joy. 

Kevin Cannon

Kevin Cannon is a cartoonist and illustrator from Minneapolis. His favorite fish is herring.