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This review is from: Cloud Busting (Hardcover)
This is a lyrical story, written in verse, that celebrates friendship and individuality. Using a number of different techniques (all explained at the end of the book) it is not only a great story but also a great demonstration of the different techniques used in poetry. Each chapter of this book is told in a different type of verse
The theme of bullying is often told from the viewpoint of the victim; in this highly readable poem-novel, it is the turn of the perpetrator to tell his side of a bullying story. Surprisingly by the end of the book you understand that maybe there is not only one victim, and maybe a lot of the problems with bullying is pier pressure.
I am training to be a teacher and would recomned that every child hear's this at least once during their school life.