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The Legend of Captain McFinn and Friends

Age Range

4y - 9y








Cultural, Educational Skills, Fantasy Play, Novelty, Other, Socially Responsible


Captain McFinn and Friends is an original and innovative series designed to combat bullying and educate children about positive behaviors. The Legend of Captain McFinn and Friends is the first in the three-book series with the theme “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully, ” Captain McFinn, who was once one of the biggest bullies on the reef, meets the Undersea Friends and learns that being a friend is always better than being a bully. See how McFinn, the bully, became Captain McFinn, the leader and protector of Sand Dusty Reef Each year an estimated millions of children are affected by bullying; and the series takes an educational approach with the philosophy that the sooner children can identify bullying and learn positive behaviors, the better. The multidimensional approach to bullying expands beyond the three books. There is a music CD, activity book, and website with games and facts. There are eBooks available also. A classroom resource program called S.H.A.R.K. Patrol has just debuted for schools to use to diffuse bullying and includes lesson plans for teachers, classroom activities and projects, rewards for good behavior, classroom posters, and more.