If you found a big red button in the middle of a forest, would you push it? Even if it said 'DO NOT PUSH' in big red letters?
When Cam decides to give the button just a LITTLE push, he doesn't think anybody will notice. But he's in for a big surprise!
On returning home, he discovers his world has changed - no longer is it a world with rules, and everything is in chaos.
I read this while waiting for kids to finish school. I found it didn't take long to read through and could and will read it again if i can get it off the kids. I often find that i am left sitting waiting in the car with nothing to read and this fits perfectly in the nappy bag.
I love the visual pictures that the story brings to life as you are reading and i don't know if i could do what Cam did. I probably would have followed the second instruction straight after the first and missed out on all the fun of having no rules, after all, what more could go wrong.
I find looking at the cover, it doesn't give much of the book away. After all, all that's on it is a big red button. I am guilty of judging books by the cover and must say, this is a great fast read.
The man in my life, probably wouldn't have gone back to pull the lever, he would more than likely love a life with no rules.
Do Not Push, a fun to read book for the younger reader. I would say best suited for maybe ages 6+ and am delighted to say this is the first novel(ish) kind of book my master 9 has read alone and actually finished. He has learning difficulties so the story line appealed to him, he found it interesting and easy to read and I am very proud of his accomplishment - reading the whole book in 4 days.
The topic of the book 'Do Not Push' posing the question: "If you found a big red button in the middle of a forest, would you push it? Even if it said 'DO NOT PUSH' in big red letters?" lead to quite a family discussion, with some interesting answers in deed. Apparently I am less likely to take a risk than the rest of the members of my family, and would not push any random button whether there was a sign or not. Miss 5 would push the button, but if there was a sign then nope she wouldnt. The male members of my household (young and old) would all push the button no matter what, .
The story, despite its level of realism definitely has a hidden message/lesson to be found within its pages, and I am glad that master 9 picked up on that message.
A really great read, that I am sure most would enjoy. I enjoyed reading it and thought it really was a good wee book.
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