Official Review: The Adventures of PhilAnThropy

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Official Review: The Adventures of PhilAnThropy

Post by Adedayo+23 » 09 Sep 2019, 10:03

[Following is an official review of "The Adventures of PhilAnThropy" by Linda McNay.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Young readers will discover the joy in giving as they follow three plucky friends in The Adventures of PhilAnThropy. Upon realizing their new friend needs a special chairlift to use the neighbourhood pool, Phil, An, and Thropy decide to do everything they can to raise funds to purchase the chairlift. This decision leads them on an unforgettable adventure in philanthropy. A kid-friendly fundraising campaign is organized with the help of family, neighbours, and friends. During the campaign, the friends come to learn that while each one of them may only be able to contribute a little, they can make a big impact by combining their time and individual talents.

The combined efforts of Linda Wise McNay, Del Martin, and Ailena Parramore went into the creation of this delightful book. One of the things that stood out for me, after the clever book title, was the equally clever and eye-catching illustration on almost every page. Not only were the images fun to look at, but they were also amusing in a way that lent the book a certain charm that would undoubtedly appeal to children.

Additionally, the themes of collaboration, determination, generosity, and empathy are values readers of any age will find inspiring. Phil, An, and Thropy were determined to help their friend enjoy the neighbourhood pool as much as they did. When their combined allowances fell short of the price for the chairlift, they went out of their way to do all that they possibly could to raise the complete amount.

My favourite part of the book was the step by step guide the authors included for kids on how to start a philanthropy club of their own. It was a practical guide with easy to follow steps for children who are either interested in philanthropy or just want to lend a helping hand to those in need.

The book appeared professionally edited as I could find no errors. I would recommend this book to elementary school kids. Without a doubt, The Adventures of PhilAnThropy is a valuable resource that will inspire kids of all ages that contributions - both big and small - can truly make a lasting impact. I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 10 Sep 2019, 12:51

What a wonderful review, and a great message to young readers. I like that the author included a step-by-step guide on how to start their own club. We need more books like this that encourage kids to get out and make a difference. Thanks for the great review!

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Post by KDJ » 10 Sep 2019, 15:03

Thank you for your review. This looks like a wonderful and engaging children's book. It is never too early to learn about empathy, generosity, determination and working together towards a goal. I think this book would be useful to many students while learning to help others. The fact the author has a guide to start philanthropy clubs for kids is also impressive.
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Post by kandscreeley » 10 Sep 2019, 18:32

I love the cuteness of the name. That's a clever way to get children to understand the concept of philanthropy. All in all, it's definitely a worthy read! Thanks.
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Post by Nizar Ali Shah » 11 Sep 2019, 04:52

"The Adventures of Philanthropy" by Linda McNey".Three friends Phil, An and Thropy decide to support for a chairlift that could ease the problems of their neighbour, for which they collected funds to complete it.This is worthy to note that joint collaborative efforts have benefited the common men.Their this decisions paved the way for an unforgettable philanthropy.Their this steps opened new ways of fund raising.The combined efforts of Linda Wise, McNay, Del Martin and Ailena Paramour led to the creation of a delightful book.The driving factors of empathy, generosity,determination were the main factor leading towards their goal.The book would be helpful to understand the concept of philanthropy as well collaborative work

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Post by sursangeet_2000 » 11 Sep 2019, 15:21

I absolutely loved the title!! I would have picked up this book based on the title alone. More such books need to be written, especially to teach some core values of empathy and helping out. Wonderfully written review!! Thank you!

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Post by Sheila_Jay » 12 Sep 2019, 14:52

At first I wondered why the title of the book is written as PhilAnThropy; only to realize that the author coined three name from the word. I love the themes that the author discusses in this book and I look forward to reading this book and would recommend it to others who prefer such inspirational books. Many thanks for the insightful review!

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Post by kdstrack » 14 Sep 2019, 20:25

What a creative way to name the characters in the book! The readers learn about giving and are pronouncing a long, four syllable word without even realizing it! This seems like a delightful book for all ages. Wonderful review. Thanks!

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Post by Sheila_Jay » 15 Sep 2019, 03:30

I love the way the author coined the three names Phil, An and Thopy of the three characters from the word "philanthropy" which is part of the book's title. I believe any kid who reads the book will feel inspired. Many thanks for the great review.

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Post by Magnify3 » Today, 03:41

What a great way to teach children about "Philanthropy." I bet if I were a kid, I would never forget the meaning after encountering the three characters in the book. Thanks for the great review!

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