The Fish That Caught Men: A More Or Less Epic Tale

The Fish That Caught Men: A More Or Less Epic Tale


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This is an illustrated story about "the one that got away." It's a tale of a young boy with hopes of catching "the legend" that no one has ever caught-but the story has a twist. For the fish named Walter is busy collecting his own "fishing tales" and souvenirs. . .poles, lures, hats, knives, boots, from a lifetime of "fishing men."

This beautifully illustrated book presents the sport and mystery and fun of fishing in a very positive light. It portrays the fish not as a victim or a target, but as the master of the game.who enjoys it as well as anyone, and sets his own rules.

From an adult view, it presents fishing as a metaphor for life, touching on perseverance, respect, being true to one's self, and listening to the inner voice.

Covering a span of years, the story presents the idea of change and growth as a natural part of life, making it a great story for parents or grandparents to read to children. With full-color illustrations on each page and the story told in rhyming verse, children will also have great fun following the story on their own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781497520042
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/28/2014
Series: Pond Trilogy , #1
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.07(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

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