The Winter Olympics are here. Well, actually they're in Vancouver, but you know what I mean. During these two weeks the world comes together and everyone seems to get along. It doesn't matter what your race, color, or nationality is the Olympics bring everyone together in a kind of titular brotherhood. All the talk of peace, happiness, and competition brought a few books to mind. Today's is "Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace."
“Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace”
By James Proimos
• “Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace” is a simplified look at how to behave in the world. It’s a great lesson for youngsters, but may rub cynical adults the wrong way. Rated 3.5 (fun, good lesson)
“Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace” is a simplified look at how to behave in the world. It’s a great lesson for youngsters, but may rub cynical adults the wrong way. Paulie is a young boy with a big dream. He wants to spread peace so he starts small. He is kind to animals, he reads to trees, and he apologizes to his sister. But when he discovers that everyone likes cupcakes Paulie discovers a secret — the secret to world peace. And thus begins his world tour — Furniture World, Tire World, Mattress World and so on. By the end of the day everyone is happy and peaceful and Paulie’s parents feel blessed to have such a wonderful child. As well they should.