Octopus Medicine by Becci Louise
An Octopus who dreams of stars, a self-important fisherman who gets what's coming to him, and a misunderstood monster, Octopus Medicine is an invitation to adventure for the misfits, the lonely, the outsiders. These three verse stories call us down into another world--the world of the octopus--where days are dark, everything is out to eat you and nothing is really what it seems. Written for young and old alike, this is a collection to be read at bedtime, to be acted out on playgrounds, to be shared with grandparents. In its mysterious way, the octopus has much to teach us.