The books in the highly popular Help! series are very easy for children to read and relate to.
In Help! He's drowning! the author takes the beginner readers on another, somewhat scary, everyday drama.
This time the children are leaving the suburbs to go on a boat ride. But why are the other passengers on the boat acting as if the children are about to break something?
Since it is in fact the children, and no one else, who spot a canoe chat has capsized and see a person who has fallen into the water. Help! He's drowning! But the children have been strictly told not to touch the lifebuoys, sowhat on earth are they supposed to do?