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Little Boy and Mr. Scary Snake D.A. Gravill

Little Boy and Mr. Scary Snake

D.A. Gravill

Published December 20th 2012
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Kindle Edition
53 pages
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Little Boy and Mr Scary Snake is the story of a child who hasto do the right thing in order to face his fears. Little Boy, theprotagonist, ends up doing the bravest thing he has ever had todo. Faced with adversity of every kind, he manages toMoreLittle Boy and Mr Scary Snake is the story of a child who hasto do the right thing in order to face his fears. Little Boy, theprotagonist, ends up doing the bravest thing he has ever had todo. Faced with adversity of every kind, he manages to extricatehimself from his unfortunate predicament. It is the story of achild’s rite of passage.During the course of the story, Little Boy must endure fear,ridicule, and the disbelief of well-meaning adults in his life.These kindly and well-intentioned grown-ups are easilyidentifi ed by their evocative names. Throughout the story –from the moment he recognizes the difference between rightand wrong in Mr Scary Snake’s behaviour, to his disbelief whenfaced with the reality of the self-absorbed world of the adultswho fail to understand his fears – Little Boy goes throughmomentous thinking processes.When his cries about Mr Scary Snake fall on deaf ears, LittleBoy becomes afraid of not being believed. His frustrationalmost overshadows his palpable fear of Mr Scary Snake. It isLittle Boy’s determination, internal values, morality, courage,resilience, sense of justice, and fi nally trust, which helps him toovercome and conquer his fears.