Big Friends is written by Benji Davies and Linda Sarah. It is published on January 19, 2016. Both the writers have tried to publish a tender story which revolves around three best friends.
Etho and Birt are best friends. They both played together on own with cardboard boxes. They just play out of their imagination in tow. The Shu is the new entry in the group, and Etho was happy to welcome Shu in their group. According to Birt, three means a crowd. He prefers to play with Etho only. He did not prefer to play in a crowd and leave the cardboard box in anger. Birt stayed inside his home and did not accept Etho and Shu’s invitation to play. Bith made a cardboard box device using wheels and started to join with Shu and Etho again. It is where he found that it was fun to play with Shu. He was happy to accept Shu in his group.
The writers have clearly explained the characters and the role of three friends in the story. The three boys play the main characters. Davies and Sarah have taken a lot of effort and time to create a strong relationship between the two friends Etho and Birt. The entire message and story are impressive. There is nothing like sugarcoated in the story. Though friendship is hard and less feasible at this age, it has been expressed with real emotion. The vulnerability exists in friendship. Mostly boys find difficult to make friends and bottle their emotion. In this story, it is explained in a clear manner how Etho and Shu invited to play with the cardboard box and how they offer their peace to Birt. When you see closely you can observe, Shu in arms crossed and standing position and Ethos looking unsure and tentative. Children reading this book will learn about forgiveness and true friendship.