That pretty much sums up chapter one, which is about where I stopped reading. While the story does seem to be kind of interesting, the apparent lack of editing and proofreading made this book almost unreadable. Virtually every time a character speaks the sentence starts with <characters name> says. That by itself was enough to pull me out of the story. Not to mention the numerous punctuation errors. There are many instances where the end of a portion of dialogue is missing a quotation mark. For example:
Amos says, "I am not afraid and sings, "Get along little horsies, get along we go...
All said, this book could really use a good run through with an editor.
I do think they did a good job on the cover image. The bright colors and different style drew me to this book and I would imagine children will like the image as well.
I got to read a digital copy of this book for free through NetGalley and Hillcrest Media Group in exchange for an honest review.