Nelican's Lemons

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Pub Date 7 May 2022 | Archive Date 5 Feb 2022

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Description

Nelican is one happy island pelican. One morning, he stumbles upon a crate of lemons. He tries to share, but none of his neighbors want his bitter fruit! Will Nelican find a clever solution for his load of sour lemons? Find out in this delightfully illustrated picture book filled with rollicking rhymes!

Nelican is one happy island pelican. One morning, he stumbles upon a crate of lemons. He tries to share, but none of his neighbors want his bitter fruit! Will Nelican find a clever solution for his...


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•    Online & print review campaign
•    Online parenting blog outreach
•    Early reader consumer review campaign: NetGalley, Goodreads


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ISBN 9781956496024
PRICE US$4.99 (USD)

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing this book in exchange for an honest review.
Pelicans are my second favorite animal (dogs are #1 favorite), so the cover of this delightful book immediately grabbed my attention. This is such a cute book. The saying of "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade" is what this book is all about. I absolutely love the illustrations.

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Good story. The pelicans are children's favorite. The bright, funny illustration adds more humor to the pelican characters. From page to page, the curiosity increases.

This picture book deserves special attention as it provides basic entrepreneurship skills to find an opportunity with the available resources.

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This is a charming book about Nelican of Welican, the island of pelicans. The illustrations complement the story beautifully, and we are immediately transported into the world. The story is written in rhyme, and it has a strong rhythm that enhances the cheerful story. Nelican is a loveable character who is at first baffled by the arrival of a crate of lemons and he struggles to work out what to do with them, encapsulated by humorous phrases and illustrations. It is enjoyable book for younger readers.

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What a fun book, and a lesson in living well! When Nelican finds a gift of a crate of something neither Nelican nor friends like the gift. But Nelican finds a way to turn that crate of unpleasantness into something that everyone likes, just as any of us could do instead of complaining. The verse is fun and melodic, perfect for reading with a child or for ESL encouragement. The illustrations by Mariana Hnatenko are eye-catching and very well done. I love it!
I requested and received a free temporary e-book copy from Riya Aarini via NetGalley. Thank you!

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What a fun and well-illustrated book!! This is definitely going to be a favorite children's book.

Well done! Can't wait to see more from this author in the future.

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A genuinely brilliant and beautiful book peppered with humour. Does a brilliant job of teaching children how to handle when situations don’t work out as planned, and how to tackle those situations.

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Nelican's Lemons is great! It is a fantastic story about a pelican that was disappointed that no one wanted to share his lemons with him but in the end knew just what to do. The artwork is bright and fun. It is very visually appealing. My daughter's favorite part was when the other pelicans thanked Nelican twice.
This is a beautiful book that I would highly recommend! Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an advanced copy of Nelican's Lemons. All opinions are my own.

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Thanks to Netgalley and Victory Editing for the opportunity to read this cute children’s book.

I loved the illustrations in this book.

I also thought it was clever to add the recipe to the back. Doing things like this makes books more engaging to its readers, especially young children.

I’ll be posting this review to Barnes and Noble, goodreads (posted) and Amazon when I’m able (after the pub date).

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This is a fun and colorful book about literally making lemonade when life hands you a bunch of unexpected lemons. It's light and upbeat and the bright colors will help keep little ones engaged. There's even a recipe for lemonade at the end!

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This is a delightful book about problem solving and as the old adage says... when life gives you lemons... make lemonade! ( literally )

With excellent eye-popping illustrations and beautiful flowing rhyme this book is sprinkled with humour and fun! Nelican, a pelican, discovers a crate of 23 lemons outside his home and samples a few. f He finds them sour and bitter and unacceptable for his taste buds. He decides rather than have them go to waste he will try giving them away. That certainly is a neighbourly thing to do right? Unfortunately all his neighbours decline his tart gifts. Disappointed and sad Nelican heads home with his 23 lemons still in the crate and both he and his lemons feel rejected by everyone.

He finds a sweet solution to his spurned situation and in so doing his neighbours all join in to sip, celebrate and dance 'til the day is done together. They thank Nelican twice for bringing joy to everyone in Welican, the isle of pelicans! I love that the author included a recipe at the end for kids to enjoy. I highly recommend this book.

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Nelican's Lemons is such a cute book with humor and problem solving skills! I enjoyed reading this and think children will love it! It was a simple, engaging book with rhyming. I also loved the beautiful illustrations! I can't wait to add this book to our library!

Thank you NetGalley and publisher for this ARC!

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I have never laughed out loud as much as I did but the profound lessons I took from this book will stay with me .Nelican's lemons will show you how to make lemonade from lemons and the power of belief. Every child should read this book.

I received a complimentary copy from the publisher and thus all opinions expressed are entirely my own

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