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Pontolong and Duckie, Michael Verrett

Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction

Pontolong, her tennis racket and her pet Duckie were as colorful as anyone in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Today, Pontolong faces the reigning tennis princess of the city, the devious and evil, Marie La Bohieme. Pontolong has no fears just as long as her lucky Duckie is with her. Tragically, Duckie becomes lost on the way to the tennis match, Pontolong must carry on without him. Duckie frantically attempts to reunite with Pontolong but will it be too late – especially when Marie resorts to voodoo to defeat the upstart girl from the French Quarter?

Pontolong and Duckie is an adorable, memorable and inspirational children’s story that will entertain young minds with ease. Pontolong and Duckie has to be one of the most incredible children books I have ever read, and one of the most poignant and adorable stories I have encountered before and the reader has the incredible Michael Verrett to thank for this. Verrett has managed to write an incredible, moving and compelling children’s story and so I would recommend to all the lovely parents out there that you buy this book and read it to your young children as it is truly beautiful and not to be missed!

Pontolong and Duckie is a fantastic book that follows Pontolong, a young girl and a tennis player who is best friends with her pet Duckie. Pontolong is from New Orleans and in the book the reader will follow Pontolong as she prepares to face the ‘reigning tennis princess of the city,’ a girl called Marie La Bohieme. Pontolong is not fearful of their match, after all, she will have her Duckie with her, and it will keep her strong. However, Pontolong accidentally loses Duckie on the way to the match which causes all kinds of problems for Pontolong. Will Pontolong still be able to play without her beloved Duckie and will Duckie be reunited with Pontolong before it is too late? Read the incredible Pontolong and Duckie to find out!

The story of Pontolong and Duckie is an adorable one that charmed me as well as my children. The story, combined with the well-developed characters make Pontolong and Duckie a sensational read that will stay in young readers minds for a very long time. As a mother who loves to find brilliant books for my children, I always look for one quality in one and that is morals and lessons, ok, two qualities but they are similar! The morals, as well as the life lessons laced through the story of Pontolong and Duckie, is magnificent.

Michael Verrett is an incredibly talented author who clearly knows how to write unique but engaging stories. It was evident to me from the start that Verrett is a passionate writer who surely loves entertaining children with his literature and putting a smile on children’s faces. I loved this about the author but what I loved the most about Verrett’s writing is his remarkable descriptions because they genuinely amazed my children.

As Pontolong and Duckie is a magnificent, entertaining and incredibly well-written story that will charm and delight both young readers and parents alike, I have no choice but to award this superb piece of children’s fiction five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below; you won’t regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on Pontolong and Duckie. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

Below I have attached some links about the author and this wonderful book so if you would like to learn more about the author and the book then please have a browse. Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to read your thoughts on this book!

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