Josie, Johnnie and Rosie and the Ocean Rescue!

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Pub Date Aug 28 2023 | Archive Date Oct 03 2023

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Discover the Magic!

Follow the adventure of three wonderful friends – a little girl and twin unicorns – who journey to the beach and end up saving a family of fish. After rescuing them, the trio realizes the sea and the sand also need their help, and they join with others to clean things up. Aided by special unicorn magic, they restore nature’s beauty and show how to make our world a better place.

Dive into a vibrant and captivating read-aloud adventure! Bursting with color, this tale celebrates friendship, compassion, and kindness. Join our inspiring young heroes as they unite to preserve and protect our precious environment.

Discover the Magic!

Follow the adventure of three wonderful friends – a little girl and twin unicorns – who journey to the beach and end up saving a family of fish. After rescuing them, the trio...

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I thought of grabbing this for my daughter because she loves everything involving unicorns! She really enjoyed the pictures and the story. It was very cute! She said she recommends this book to everyone!

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Solid five stars for this one!

I love the illustration style, clean yet pleasant to the eyes. Not to mention how beautiful it is. Love it!

Apart from that, i also love the writing style, it is easy to understand and not boring. It is organised neatly alongside respective illustrations to which makes the reading easier, especially for younger childrens.

I think it could be a good learning material for kids because not only it incorporates magical elements but also highlights real life issue (i.e: pollution & how to handle it)

Hence, it would be a perfect resources in educating childrens.

Thank you netgalley for the e-copy given in exchange of honest review, totally love it!

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This is a magical children's book, which my daughter and I loved reading. Josie and her unicorn friends Johnie and Rosie go to the beach and have a great time together there. They see some fish who are trapped, and they help them to escape. They then clean up the beach, and fill the sea with beautiful unicorn energy.

The images in the book are great, as they are so colourful and cute.

This is a lovely, easy to read book, which teaches children positivity, mindfulness, kindness, caring, and how to look after our world. Highly recommended!

Many thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for a copy of this book.

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Thank you so much to BooksGoSocial and Netgalley for the ebook to read and review.

Twin magical unicorns and their best friend Rosie head to the beach for a nice relaxing day, then suddenly they see how bad the beach looked, trash everywhere and fish caught in a net, together they know they must fix it.

Wonderful story, wonderful, I loved the message throughout about ensuring that the beach it is clean and safe and just picking up rubbish is a good place to start. I loved that the unicorns and Rosie wanted to make sure everywhere was cleaner and safer and didn’t stop until they finished. A really wonderful message to help encourage others to do the same.

Their friendship was sweet and I loved how they were playing and enjoying themselves first, making sweet sandcastles and enjoying their picnic. I liked that it’s bowed just an ordinary day before they noticed that bad things on the beach. The illustrations were really pretty I loved seeing all the animals throughout the pages.

A really wonderful and sweet story of caring for others, keeping beaches clean and safe for the animals, and also having fun and knowing when you’ve done a great job. It’s really sweet and a great book to read with your young ones to help them be mindful and that even they can help keep everything clean.

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I received a copy of this book thanks to NetGalley.

I read this because I wanted to read but didn’t have a ton of time to do so.

It was a nice little read with a positive message. The kindle version was a little wonky. On one page, part of the words were right on the edge. On other pages it fixed with the subsequent page.

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This book was a big hit with my 4 year old daughter and also with me! My daughter loved the story of Rosie, Josie and Johnny. The beautiful colors and illustrations kept her/our attention and as a mother, I loved the lesson of being environmentally conscious and working together to keep our water sources and beaches clean for the sea life that live in them!
We hope to read more stories featuring these sweet unicorns and their friend Rosie!

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Right off the bat I thought the cover page was cute. My kids would really like this book because HELLO unicorns! Personally, I liked how they cleaned up the ocean and spoke about taking care of the environment. Great message for little kids!

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The story is a good book to read for young kids. It's art style would not necessarily overwhelm them as it would be easily digestible and clear for them. It's a simple read that can help naturally impart to your child a love ad care for nature and that in the face of any problem, it is better to face it with a sense of agency instead of trepidation or defeat at the enormous size or gravity of any issue. It teaches them how one can healthily maneuver through trials, which is at the sight of an issue brewing in front of you, do something about it and that friends make the journey more fun and light in the end.

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A really heart warming read with an important message to protect & respect our oceans & beaches. The artwork is really beautiful, I love the pretty colours used - especially with the unicorns. The message of being able to make a difference if we all work together is really important & I love that it's emphasised in this book. Kids will love it!

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Thank you to Net Galley for this free e- copy of Josie, Johnnie and Rosie and the Ocean Rescue.This is a feel good children’s book about Rosie and her 2 unicorn friends Johnnie and Josie who try to make the ocean a better place by rescuing fish and cleaning trash in the ocean. This is a great book to teach preschoolers about respect and empathy for ocean life.Great illustrations!

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I had so much fun reading this book, the story is so adorable and the illustrations were so well done and charming, there’s so many little details in every page that I couldn’t stop but be mesmerized by it all. I will definitely be recommending it! Thank you netgalley and the publisher for this early copy

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Rosie is a little girl whose besties are twin unicorns, Johnnie and Josie. One day, the three friends plan an outing to the beach and head off with goodies galore to spend the day enjoying themselves.

When the trio end up unexpectedly helping a fish family trapped in a net, they realise that they need to help clean up the sea in order for all the creatures there to live safely, and also for everyone else to be able to enjoy the seashore without being subjected to the hazards of pollution.

This book provides a good way to teach young children important values about conservation, kindness and cooperation. The illustrations are nicely done, and it will be easy for young children to follow and enjoy the story.

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“Josie, Johnnie and Rosie and the Ocean Rescue” by Michael Panzner is a heartwarming tale that beautifully emphasizes the significance of environmental conservation. This delightful story not only entertains but also educates children about the importance of teamwork in cleaning up our oceans for the sake of future generations. The illustrations are simply captivating and add depth to the narrative. This book undoubtedly deserves a solid 5-star rating.

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I read this with my 5 year old who really liked the unicorns and thought they were "so cute" He said he would help clean up the beach with them. Very nice little book

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Beautiful artwork and a lovely story! My 2.5 year old paid attention the entire time and liked pointing out different animals and shells on the beach since we just visited one this summer! I would definitely buy this for her and my nieces.

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Lots of cute pictures of unicorns. The story was good. I think kids would really like this one. I enjoyed reading it.

4 stars

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The story:
In this story we follow the adventures of the girl Rosie, and her twin unicorns, Josie & Johnnie. They go on a journey to the beach, where they rescue a family of fish. After they have done so, they also notice how dirty the sand and sea is. They join with some other people to clean the beach up. Josie and Johnnie also use some unicorn magic to restore nature's beauty. The three make the world a better place than it was before. A story to show you that we really need to protect our precious earth.

The characters:
Josie, Johnnie and Rosie, are a close friend group. They do a lot of fun stuff together, and also help others when they need it. The two unicorns, Josie & Johnnie, have magic inside their horns. With that they can do fun things, and they also help the earth to become a better place for them and everyone else.

My opinion:
When I saw this book, it immediately grabbed my attention. The cover looked so cute, and everyone loves a bit of unicorn magic once in a while, don't we? At least I do, so I'm very happy I got to read this fun and cute book. Rosie and the unicorns are so lovely, and I loved reading this story about them.

The illustrations are beautifully made, and they have the best details and colors in them. They instantly grab your attention, and are also fun to look at. The text has also been put at good places, so that it doesn't mess up the illustration. The text is easy to follow, with nice words and sentence lengths.

The story is also nice to read about. We can all learn a bit about this trio. How they have a fun day on the beach, but also decide to save a family of fish. When they actually notice how dirty the beach and the sea are, they clean it with the help of some other friends and a bit of unicorn magic. They give out an important message that even the youngest children will understand. We share the earth with everyone around us, so let's all try to keep it clean.

This picture book is a fun and cute read. It has beautiful art, and a well written text. It's easy to understand what the story is about, and the message it holds is very important. Even young children can learn a lot from that. The friend group is lovely to follow, and the unicorn magic also gives a bit extra to the beautiful story.

Let's finish with one of my favorite quotes from the book:
"Together we can accomplish anything."

- Michael Panzner, Josie, Johnnie and Rosie and the Ocean Rescue!

{I received this book as a digital review copy, wherefore I thank Netgalley and the publishing house (Twin Unicorn Publishing LLC) from this book, but this doesn't influence my opinion on the story}

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Friends out for a picnic see things that they can help with. There are fish trapped in a discarded net that they free and litter to pick up and put into containers. Everyone feels good for doing the right thing!
The illustrations by Brooke Beaver are cute, delightful, and colorful.
Well suited for reading WITH someone of any age including ESL, and great for gifting to anyone, but especially to a school or your public library!
I requested and received a free temporary e-book on PDF from BooksGoSocial via NetGalley. Thank you!

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#gifted I was gifted this book for free via netgalley in exchange for an honest book

I like the strong and soft pastel illustrations.
I felt the book had a bold obvious message about taking care of the environment, but it didn't feel forced. I found it endearing and beautiful.
I liked the main characters. I liked how it show that even though Josie doesn't have magical powers, she's is still able to make an impact as much as the magical twin unicorns.

It wpuld be nice to see what other adventures they go on.

I give this 4 stars

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Josie, Johnnie, and Rosie take us along on an Ocean rescue. When a day of fun and relaxing at the beach takes a turn and a family of fish needs help, these three friends don't hesitate. This was a fun read. My kids love the beach and occasionally we can see some sea life, so reading about helping animals was a fun treat. The illustrations are cute and engaging, the kids loved taking time to see what they could point on from the pages.

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This was a great story of friends working together to solve a problem! The illustrations were great and went along with the story very well. Our family enjoyed sharing this story together!

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