BLAKE THE SNAKE HAD A BELLYACHE is a delightful and entertaining story for young listeners and elementary readers. It has such themes as dreams, wishes, risks, conflict and resolution. Its simple poetic approach gives it substance.
Blake's human characteristics enrich the story. Blake likes to have fun and he is adventurous and inquisitive, as he explores the world around him. He soon learns however, that his risk taking decision can have consequences. The story resolves around a bad stomach ache, how Blake got it and what he goes through to get rid of it!