Book Review | Saltwater Taffy
Title: Saltwater Taffy
Author: Eric Delabarre
Saltwater Taffy is written by Eric Delabarre for youngsters ages 9-12 but I have to confess that I was thoroughly captivated by this swashbuckling adventure. It is a larger than life adventure story that teaches the joys of friendship, life lessons and values. It is exciting from the very beginning as a group of friends from Port Townsend, Washington go on a hunt for the treasure of Jean Lafitte, a “ruthless New Orleans pirate. The illustrations by R.C. Nason are engaging and help to bring the colorful cast of characters to life. Saltwater Taffy is a really solid, good book for children and if we used a ratings system I would certainly give it a full “5” star ranking.
I strongly suspect that this book is going to be a classic of children’s literary that will be enjoyed for kids for years to come. I could even see this being adapted into a big screen movie. I know that I will be saving this on my book shelf to read with my own youngsters in a few more years when they are old enough to appreciate it.
You can learn more about Saltwater Taffy at the website.
*I received a copy of this book to review but I was not financially compensated in any way. The opinions expressed are my own and are based on my observations while reading this novel.*