A book so good it makes you want to have children!

I saw a review for a book today. It said, [this book is] worth having children for! Now that is a review that gets my attention. The name of the book was The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.  Amazon had a beautiful review that was fun to read all by itself.  They said:

 The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.  
 
Three families live in the seaside village of Frip — the Romos, the Ronsens, and a little girl named Capable and her widowed father. The townspeople of Frip make their living raising goats, but they must fight off a daily invasion of gappers, bright orange, many-eyed creatures that cover goats and stop them from giving milk. When the gappers target Capable's goats, the Romos and the Ronsens turn their backs on the gapper-ridden Capable. What will Capable do about her gapper plague?
But the review I liked the best of all was the one published by McSweeney's Internet Tender (for sale here at id="mce_marker"0.00. His review of the book quoted more of the Amazon review:
 An imaginative tale accented with haunting illustrations, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip is an adult story for children, a children’s story for adults, an oceanside fable for the irremediably landlocked, a fish story for loaves, and a fable about the true meaning of community.
Then they added:
I sincerely hope someday some child in my care gets addicted to this book and insists on hearing it every night for years, because I will never get bored of reading it.... Worth having a child for.
Read more on Retire In Style Blog: I saw a review for a book today. It said, [this book is] worth having children for! Now that is a review that gets my attention. The name of the book was The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.  Amazon had a beautiful review that was fun to read all by itself.  They said:
 The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.  
 
Three families live in the seaside village of Frip — the Romos, the Ronsens, and a little girl named Capable and her widowed father. The townspeople of Frip make their living raising goats, but they must fight off a daily invasion of gappers, bright orange, many-eyed creatures that cover goats and stop them from giving milk. When the gappers target Capable's goats, the Romos and the Ronsens turn their backs on the gapper-ridden Capable. What will Capable do about her gapper plague?
But the review I liked the best of all was the one published by McSweeney's Internet Tender (for sale here at id="mce_marker"0.00. His review of the book quoted more of the Amazon review:
 An imaginative tale accented with haunting illustrations, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip is an adult story for children, a children’s story for adults, an oceanside fable for the irremediably landlocked, a fish story for loaves, and a fable about the true meaning of community.
Then they added:
I sincerely hope someday some child in my care gets addicted to this book and insists on hearing it every night for years, because I will never get bored of reading it.... Worth having a child for.

The post called A Book "worth having children for"? The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip can be found on Retire In Style Blog. 
 
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