Oh! What a Pickle!
by Martin L Cohen
you have a brother or a sister? Do you like to play games together but
sometimes take things too far? Well, these two silly sisters Talia and Gabi do,
and they find out the hard way what can happen when they don't control
themselves and try to have too much fun!
Consumed with gluttony for a rather odd but favourite treat, their hunger for this food winds them up into a little bit of a pickle!
Can these two survive the perils of their hunger? What goes wrong? Does it get resolved?
The answers might just be found within the pages of this book!
Who liked to have fun. They loved to play games, Come rain or come sun.
The eldest was Talia. She was aged three, She loved to wear pink As I'm sure you can see!
The youngest was Gabi. She was just one.
So, she still wore nappies, That covered her bum.
Together they’d run, They’d jump, and they’d sing.
They’d find laughter and nonsense In any old thing.
But the thing that they loved Beyond all the rest,
Was something quite odd So, you never will guess!
It wasn’t a doll And not a toy car.
It was something you’d get From the fridge, in a jar.
Once every week,
With their mum and their dad, They’d all go for dinner
At their grandparent’s pad.
At Poppa and Nana’s There’d be lots to eat,
And their mouths would all water For the tasty roast meat.
And as you’d expect, There was dessert too. But surprisingly though,
This was not the prized food!
So, what was this treat? What cherished food to digest?
The thing from the fridge, In the jar was the best!
Review: Meet Talia and Gabi, two sisters that liked to have fun. And their favorite treat was: a pickle. They loved pickles so much that everyone would say, “you’ll turn into a pickle one fine day.”
And then POOF! It actually happened. Talia and Gabi were pickles! Green, prickly pickles.
A fun and colorful story with enchanting rhymes!
Rating: 4 stars
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Martin Cohen was born in Sydney, Australia, and is the proud and loving uncle of three adorable children and the father to his fur baby, the very handsome but cheeky Pomeranian pooch, Tinsel
Having spent many years in dull and boring oﬃce jobs, Martin decided to follow his
dreams and become more creative, and now spends his time painting, acting,
playing music, writing and, of course, taking Tinsel for lots of walks.
Martin attended the Conservatorium of Music High School and upon completion of
his HSC he spent a year at Sydney University before returning to the Sydney
Conservatorium to complete his Bachelor of Music degree.
After spending a year studying and living in the UK, Martin returned to accept full
time and freelance positions in arts administration for ensembles such as the
Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
While working in arts administration, Martin continued to perform as both a ﬂutist and pianist, and recorded a number of radio recitals and programs including the complete Haydn Piano Sonatas and also the complete Flute Sonatas of J.S. Bach.
Martin transitioned his career into media, working at FOXTEL and later as the
National Airtime Manager for Southern Cross Austereo and then National Trading
Manager with the Australian Radio Network.
In 2019 Martin retired from corporate life to shift his focus towards his lifelong
passion for creative outlets. He now focuses his time on abstract painting, children’s
book writing, and acting having studied at Screenwise Australia, NIDA, Improv Theatre Sydney, and AMAW and has started working in front of the camera on innumerable productions including several TV series, short ﬁlms, feature ﬁlms and theatre.
Martin is the Principal Flutist and longest serving President of the Woollahra
Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2019 he was acknowledged with a citizen award for his
contribution to arts and culture by the Woollahra Council.
CONNECT WITH: Martin L Cohen Author
PURCHASE LINKS: Oh! What a Pickle!
The book will be free during the tour.
L Cohen will be awarding a $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly
drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.