You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. LOVED THE MOVIE! I hadn't seen it before, when one of the children handed it to me to read (a class of 2 and 3 year olds). James' small act of kindness to a homeless cat (Bob) changed his life for the better when he was struggling to overcome drug addiction. Mr. Bowen wrote another book called “For the Love of Bob” which is a children’s book (middle-grade level) summarizing his memoir. It is a fictionalized, condensed version of the story, from the cat's point of view.
The beginning of the song goes like, keep in mind this is a parody of an actual song, Hello, my name is Cuban Pete, i have ten pounds of hanging meat and it goes jig jiga boom jig jiga boom jig jiga boom. The story does have a happy ending though, and the kindness exhibited is cheering.

In the book, Bob never said that Mr. Bowen was homeless or addicted to drugs, he just saw a person who looked like he needed a friend. I had just recently read the actual memoir of Bob and James and when I realized this was a fictional account, I was curious to see how James translated it into fiction for kids. It has an interesting, innocent feel to it. Okay, now that I got that out of my system let me just say that my daughter has asked to read this over and over and over again. Then Bob starts his adventures. He once belonged to a sweet, old woman. In it he tells that he was homeless and addicted to drugs, but caring for Bob made him think of someone besides himself. Watch short videos with music My Name Is Bob on TikTok. This book tells an imagined tale of Bob’s life “before” making his way into James’ life. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Our girls have read and re-read the book several times since the book arrived on Thursday. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 12, 2015. I read this book to my kids (ages 4 & 6) before bed. Here is another story where the back story is as good as the book itself. Tears sprang into my eyes, it so reminded me of my cat Louie (a ginger tabby also) who had recently passed away. The story of a homeless cat, and how he came to be named Bob.

The illustrations are fantastic and I can imagine that every child who reads it will be completely entranced and hopefully made a bit more aware of the sadness of all the homeless animals in the country. James Bowen was a homeless street musician who often didn't know where his next meal was coming from. I bought two copies, one for a shower gift and one for me to keep! Great story based on a true story. Not only does Bob enjoy wearing scarves and giving high-fives, but he has a special way about him that makes everyone instantly fall in love with him. Some of his songs only suit Bob Dylan. A wonderful story of how love and kindness can be rewarded beyond anything you could have imagined, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 24, 2014. Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2017, Very cute book. ), Press J to jump to the feed. Kayla and Logan sing "Hi, my name is Bob and I work in a Button Factory"

Once again, well done. Now I will add that to my wish list so that I know the full story.

It is a story of hope and perseverance that will be sure to engage and inspire a young person. Unlike the earlier Bob books, which were in James's voice, this one is written from the cat's point of view. I have read all the adult Bob and James books starting with Bob the Streetcat which I originally bought for my daughter. This is a illustrated children's book telling the tale of Bob the Street Cat before he became so famous. My kids don't usually discuss books together, so I was surprised and happy to see them talking about it and discussing what they liked and why. All 28 songs featured in My Name Is Earl Season 3 Soundtrack, listed by episode with scene descriptions. The book is very positive and fun! I love James and Bob's story. Today the two can be found playing music in the streets of London and promoting the several books that have been written about their lives together. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. One of these items ships sooner than the other. by Red Fox. Start by marking “My Name is Bob” as Want to Read: Error rating book. The story shows the power of caring for pets and friendship. I am very much looking forward to reading it to my grandson, and some of it he will be able to read himself, as he's a pretty good reader for his age and the words are mainly simple and the text large.The illustrations are just perfect! I had read the adult version which always brought questions from my daughter as it had an orange kitty on the cover. 1) Left hand 2) Right Hand 3) Left Foot 4) Right Foot 5) Butt 6) Tongue Please try again. Publishing; First Edition (May 1, 2014), Previous page of related Sponsored Products. There's a problem loading this menu right now. It is very inspiring and heart warming! He never dreamed his life would be turned around by a cat. This book tells an imagined tale of Bob’s life “before” making his way into James’ life. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Delightful story for kids about friendship and fun! Meet the Epic and Awesome Authors of Fall's Big Fantasy Novels. I got this for my great-nieces for Christmas -- that gives me six months to enjoy the beautiful Bob art that illustrator Gerald Kelley did. My Name Is BoB Mixtape by B.o.B Hosted by Mick Boogie. Thank you, James, for continuing to tell your story for every age group.

I think this book could have been put into poetry for kids. The illustrations by Mr. Kelley are beautiful images that really go with the whole feel of the story.The book is based on a true story. It's on heavy rotation here in the bedtime story routine. I Won't Die with a Little Help From My Friends, Part 2, Nescobar-A-Lop-Lop and the Camden County Band.
When the book arrived from Amazon I quickly read it through, and it brought tears to my eyes. My four year old said her favorite part of the book was the pictures, while my six year old liked how the cat found a new home. Mr. Bowen wrote another book called “For the Love of Bob” which is a children’s book (middle-grade level) summarizing his memoir. James heals Bob's injury and feeds him. (Our minister is a great Bob and James fan too). Slightly different to the full version for obvious reasons.

It seems Lil Yachty really likes his privacy... Don't mock the feds or you'll get busted... T.I. A sample lyric is "David's my name, and I'm proud that it's mine." Reviewed in the United States on September 15, 2014. I said no, He said turn the button with your _____. Soon he is well and follows James. But I love ballads — that’s my forte — and this song has all the ingredients. He was very interested and months later asked me about it again, so I looked to see if there was a children's version I could buy for him and found 'My Name is Bob'. First off, I can’t say enough about the beauty of the illustrations that really bring Bob, James, and their environment to life. I was going to get this for my paperwhite Kindle but so very glad I got a physical copy instead. She must think of a plan to change their minds or spend her life alone & petless. This book imagines what might have happened. It’s a sweet introduction for young children to conversation about what it means to be homeless, & it’s a heart-warming story about two friends who are sticking together. He helped Bob and Bob helped him.

I read this book to my kids (ages 4 & 6) before bed. In this inspiring rhyming tale, Mia turns school bullies to best buddies. It seems impossible that people can just abandon their cats; yet sometimes the reason is not the owners fault. Or the name of that video game you had for Game Gear? When they are older, they will inherit our other Streetcat Bob books and we will be able to have frank discussions about homelessness, addiction, and ultimately redemption but for now we (and they) are thrilled they can share in this remarkable story at their level. Boosie Badazz has a theory about Kanye and Drake It starts off with Bob's owner being ill and going off in ambulance. A very cute and simple story about a special cat. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Bob and James' story is a touching story of the way love and companionship can change a life. Some of the biggest books out this fall promise to be epics full of magic, adventure,... To see what your friends thought of this book. In it he tells that he was homeless and addicted to drugs, but caring for Bob made him think of someone besides himself. Give Bob a tussle on the head for me! Fetty Wap lost his younger brother to a shooting. Solved The beginning of the song goes like, keep in mind this is a parody of an actual song, Hello, my name is Cuban Pete, i have ten pounds of hanging meat and it goes jig jiga boom jig jiga boom jig jiga boom. Learn more about the program. Here is another story where the back story is as good as the book itself. It could have been better. ♬ My Name Is Bob | 1 Posts. I loved Bob from the first video I saw of him high-fiving with James. Winner Best Books in the Children's Category, 2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards! He found James and they became a pair.

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The story is very sweet and the illustrations are gorgeous. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Extended holiday return window till Jan 31, 2021, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The cat suddenly finds himself without a home and becomes lonely, wandering the cold streets of London in search of a friend. Sold by Sarahs Bookshop and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Mr. Bowen has written an adult book, his memoir about how he and Bob met, called “A Street Cat Named Bob”. A cool story of a stray cat who finds a friend. "Ricardo, the Porn Star" by Mickey Joseph from the album Planet Bob and Tom. It is a beautiful book in every sense of the word. Her parents say no. My kids don't usually discuss books tog. Hi, My name is Bob, and I work in a button factory.

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Kelley's illustrations beautifully relate the story of two lonely creatures of the street who find each other.". When you sing this song, it’s like watching a movie. It is a song about pride in being oneself. My Name is Bob makes a wonderful gift for any young child, it is fun to read, entertaining and well illustrated. Based on a true story, My Name is Bob is about the unexpected friendship between a ginger tom cat and a busker. Any story about James and Bob is always a good one, and kids need to learn about homeless cats and have compassion on them. Luckily he finds James, who names him Bob and they soon become the best of friends.

The story, the illustration and the font size will just be such a treat for any cat loving kid.