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Robert James Parfett
I know I'm not a dolphin and perhaps I'm not as cute.
But I don't want the limelight I couldn't give a hoot.
In swamps or in rivers, estuaries or sea
I'm as happy as a herbivore, content to let things be.
From Florida to Senegal, Angola to Peru
Mangrove leaves and turtle grass are what I like to chew.
Just don't ask me to go quickly or stay awake too long
Floating is much easier and sleeping makes me strong.
With such an easygoing life who wouldn't want to be
A shallow grazing, quite amazing mighty manatee?
The Not So Wise Owl
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Robert is an English language teacher and father of two boys, his stories are aimed at 4 to 7 year olds, the education age group he knows best.
Robert writes with rhyme which stimulates children's sense of humour and fun, making learning more enjoyable.
Robert's two boys are his strongest supporters and critics!
Here's a list of just some of Robert's stories which are rotated on this page one at a time and available to registered readers. The entire collection is available immediately to those registered for Unlimited Children's Stories (see Free Story Access above).
Not Now Nessie
The Medicine Man
Frogs just Want to Have Fun
The Clockwork Chameleon
Kung Fu Cat
Colin and the Carrot
Percival the Polite Python
The Fidgety Pharaoh
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