Author Terry Van Tuyle offers young readers a powerful story about the virtue of empathy and kindness, when an angelfish named Angelica suddenly moves from her safe pet store home to a fresh, new fish tank, full of strange fish, in one little girl’s room. There, she hatches a “naughty” plan that is supposed to get her back to her pet store home where her “old” friends are. But her “new” fish neighbors hatch their own plans to overcome all obstacles with huge amounts of kindness.
Terry Van Tuyle lives in Maine with her husband and son. Her B.A. in art education was intended for teaching elementary students, but after her fourth child was born, she found her life’s calling was as a teacher to her own brood. With her teachers heart, she is able to share with fun and imagination some of life’s most important lessons.