The ideal book for our times! If any time during the quarantine you have viewed it as an opportunity for reflection, then this new tome is for you. Filled with themes that are perfect for our pandemic world, it is THE springboard for conversation with your family. Perhaps best geared for late primary/ early middle school readers, the more profound undertones are suited for each of us. Be sure to add “The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot” to your chipmunk’s summer reading. (But you read it too!)
*I received a copy of this book for the purpose of review. I share because I enjoyed it. Thoroughly!
The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot
“No matter the struggles, some things will never change. The sun will rise every morning, the rivers will continue to flow with life, and the vines will resume their never-ending quest to climb towards the sun.” ~Rockford T.
A story complete with hand sanitizer and face masks the author, Josh Gottsegen, must be psychic. In his debut novel, he tells the story of chipmunk who faces challenge after challenge. Through it all, he discovers what is most important. And learns not to give up on his dreams.
If you are looking for a life after Coronavirus conversation starter with your little rhubarbs this summer, “The Adventures of Rockford T. Honeypot“ is it.
As a young chipmunk, shy, bookish Rockford T. Honeypot had dreams of thrilling adventures across the forest. However, timid of danger and germs, his only adventures were found in books and his imagination. When his family abandons him after a mistake that destroys their hazelnut business, Rockford sets off on a legendary journey beyond his wildest dreams. From exploring cuisines with a famous chef, training with ancient warrior monks, flying on giant hawks, finding true love, and much more, Rockford recounts his epic origin story of hardship, perseverance, and fortune.
Quotes and Snippets for Life
If you are like me, the past several months have been the ideal time to take stock. Reassess. What’s most important in life? WHERE am I headed? Do I still want to go there??
These quotes from the book can lead to your own revelations:
When life hands you lemons, make lemon sorbet. Or lemon pie, Or both.
It’s OK to be different.
“Being alone never bothered me; a reader is never alone.”
Learning was Rockford’s superpower. What’s yours?
Reading can take you across your forest to kingdoms unknown. GREAT dreaming fodder.
Try journaling. Make each day an adventure!
“Comfort makes you lazy and lazy makes you boring.”
“Be bold and blossom.”
A hug is worth a million words.
There is a ‘minute limit’ for negative emotions and thoughts.
Nothing is ever perfect- the seeds of happiness grow within us.
NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE, NEVER GIVE UP.
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|About The Author:|
Los Angeles native Josh Gottsegen has a background in filmmaking and digital media and is the author of “Joosh’s Juice Bar,” an early elementary school children’s book series that encourages healthy eating habits through vivid illustrations and Dr. Seussian-style rhymes. Earning his BA in Film Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara, Gottsegen has won numerous awards for his short films and video productions. Starting professionally at NBCUniversal Interactive, later Josh Gottsegen moved into editing as well as other creative projects for the Walt Disney Company, Fox Corporation, IMG, and the NFL.