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These are just a few of the unique characters who come alive in Rodman Philbrick’s fantasy adventure, REM World. What a great read-aloud this is for third, fourth and fifth grade. This is the story of an overweight 11 year old boy, Arthur Woodbury. He is teased by his classmates and called names like Biscuit Butt and Jelly Belly. He loves to eat, yet wants desperately to lose weight. Each chapter evolves into a dangerous feat for Arthur and Morf, his charming opossum-like little guide, while containing a message of courage, strength and hope for this 11 year old.
Arthur climbs the “perilous precipice” and because of encouragement from the Cloud People and Leela, the Cloud Master’s daughter, he learns to fly. This is only one of the many examples of overcoming fear that Arthur learns while visiting a fantasy land called REM World. The characters, settings and situations keep the children riveted and always wanting “just one more chapter. This is an excellent book for discussions of feelings and courage, vocabulary enrichment, making predictions, and producing exciting projects. Not only do the children love hearing it, but it is a true joy for the teacher to read and share with students.
It is a wonderful first read-aloud of the year. Children often are so excited about this book, many will immediately reread it. If so, what about the Oreos? This is the story of an 11-year old boy, Arthur Woodbury, who buys the REM Sleep Device from the back page of a comic book. It promises that he can lose weight in his sleep. The story begins with Arthur Woodbury celebrating his 11th birthday.
If only he could go to sleep fat and wake up thin! And so, the story and Arthur’s adventures begin. Arthur opens the package and the sleep device opens on its own and becomes a helmet. He hears faint sounds in the helmet like” waves breaking on a faraway beach.
Arthur wakes up and he is still fat. He throws the helmet on the floor, but continues to hear the ocean, even without the helmet. Arthur decides to investigate the noise and goes out through the bulkhead. Morf and Arthur go on to meet the first of many unique characters, the Frog People. They visit Mud City with the Frog People. Here are “beautiful and elegant” mud castles with mud-dribble towers and dribble pictures of Galump’s Frog People ancestors. The menu is the The Frog People’s Feast.
Arthur learns to eat sea vegetables and sea grapes, which strangely enough resemble familiar foods. Arthur is charged with saving the world from the Nothing, which existed before the Everything, and is always trying to come back to “unravel the universe. Arthur moves from dangerous adventure to dangerous adventure. And each time, Arthur thinks he cannot do what is required of him to survive and save the world. Vydel and the World Below are an ever-present threat. There is the legend of the end of the world which tells of a visitor who must do battle with the Nothing even if he fails.