John, the house painter, is working hard in order to make some money to buy something he has been dreaming about. He encounters dishonesty, and deception during his day of earning an honest living. John is disappointed, and doesn’t realize at first that he has the power to serve up some just deserts! I feel this book, “Blue Paint”, would be a very special read for children, as it sends an important message of how they can cleverly show those who are ill willed and perform hurtful acts, that good over evil, can prevail, and also that there are ways of dealing with those who are dishonest without resorting to violence. The book is fun, it takes a few twists and turns, and the colorful, expressive art work illustrated By Bonnie Everett Hawkes, pops from the page.
I think children will find this book clever, and amusing. Liam Maher, the author of Blue Paint, has also written a number of other books for children; I feel, all equally compelling in a child’s eye. Check out his other books on Amazon. You’ll be glad you did.
This book was reviewed by Susan Hornbach, author of Children’s literature.
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John shares his story of a painting job he had as a young man and the grumpy little man who came by to trick him out of fifty dollars.