Robbie Raccoon and the Big Black Blob

Robbie Raccoon and the Big Black Blob

 

 

By Irene Davidson Fisher

Illustrations by Carolyn Johnstone

ISBN: 978‐1‐927725‐27‐6

Trade Paperback: 34 pages

Publication Date: Sept. 1, 2011

Suggested Retail (Paperback): $13.00

Amazon: http://www.amazon.ca/Robbie-Raccoon-Big-Black-Blob/dp/1927725275/

Indigo: https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/robbie-raccoon-and-the-big/9781927725276-item.html

 

Irene Davidson-Fisher - Robbie Raccoon - Front CoverRaccoons are curious by nature and love to eat just about anything. Robbie and Ricki are no different. When mother raccoon is not around they learn a valuable lesson when they take off on an adventure to find out what smells so scrumptious. Robbie Raccoon and The Big Black Blob is a fun, lesson‐filled story told from an inquisitive raccoon’s perspective.

 

Recent Praise
Klara Oyler, Retired TeacherKlara Oyler, Retired Teacher
Robbie Raccoon - Living by the lake, we have had our share of raccoon visitors over the years. They have generally been noisy, bothersome visits. Typically our reaction has been to encourage them to leave. Having read this little story, I wonder how many of our visitors were just inquisitive about what we were up to. Just like children who are always asking what and why, this story reminds one that all youngsters, be ...

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Wendie Donabie Wendie Donabie Artist & Writer Co‐Chair, Muskoka Authors Association
Irene Davidson‐Fisher’s book takes us on a nighttime reconnoiter with two young raccoons hunting down the source of an enticing, sweet smell. Children may recognize themselves in Robbie, the one prepared to chance their mother’s wrath and any potential danger or Ricki, hisreluctant sidekick, who wants to remain safe at home. Davidson‐Fisher’s narrative accurately reveals raccoons’ curious nature as they sneak up on the campfire scene, staying safely out of view.Robbie’s determination, at all costs, ...

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Laurie MelenchukLaurie MelenchukLaurie Melenchuk
Robbie Raccoon and the Big Black Blob is a story of two raccoons as their curious nature and hungry tummies takes them on an adventure. This is a cute story with fun pictures to go with it. A must read for parents or grandparents who love to snuggle and read to their children.

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Sharon Lawrence Sharon Lawrence (widow of R.D. Lawrence) Educator and Wildlife Writer
An engaging tale of raccoon mischief. Follow the antics of Robbie and Ricky Raccoon as they explore their Cottage Country surroundings for the first time. This is a story to delight young and old.

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Norma West LinderNorma West LinderAuthor of numerous novels, short stories, poems and children’s books
Irene Davidson Fisher's, Robbie Raccoon, published by Hidden Brook Press, is a delightful cautionary tale for young children who will certainly enjoy having it read to them. Robbie, like many an older sibling, talks his little brother Ricki into sharing an adventure that isat first frightening and dangerous, but all is well that ends well. The tale is beautifully illustrated, by Carolyn Johnstone, with delightful expressions on the faces of the two raccoons. The ...

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Edward KayEdward Kay Author of Sink and Destroy, STAR Academy, and Dark Secrets
Irene Davidson Fisher’s debut Robbie Raccoon is a charmer that will be especially fun bedtime reading for anyone who’s camping, at the cottage, or who wishes they were.

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David MillikenDavid Millikenretired Senior Vice President, Canada News Wire Ltd.
Robbie and Ricki are young, hungry raccoons whose curiosity lands them in a sticky situation. A delightful tale of what can happen when Mom is away and two adventurous youngsters decide to let their noses take them on a delicious but dangerous adventure.

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A story as charmingly sweet as the big black blob itself.

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An adventurous tale of two raccoons who can't seem to keep themselves out of trouble. Robbie Racoon and the Big Black Blob is a great addition to a classroom library and is just as much fun to read as it is to hear.

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Gary GeorgeGary GeorgeManaging Editor Our Canada & More of Our Canada
I first became acquainted with the writing of Irene Davidson‐Fisher in 2008, when she submitted a wonderful story about travelling the Yellowhead Highway in Western Canada to the publication which employs me, Our Canada magazine. We have published Irene's work on anumber of occasions since then. It was evident from her initial submission that Irene has a natural flair for writing and storytelling. Having just read her very first children's book, Robbie Raccoon and ...

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Irene Fisher

Irene Fisher

Irene Davidson Fisher is the author of Robbie Raccoon and the Big Black Blob.