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Encourage older children to read to their younger brothers and sisters. Older children enjoy showing off their skills... More
Summary: Using their unique trait as the 'punch line,' animal moms tell their babies just how much they love them. This is a cloth book that unfolds for reading and play.
Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, interactive reading
Recommended Age: read together: 0 to 2; read yourself: na
Interest Level: 0 to 4
Age of Child: Shared with 4½-year-old child.
Young Reader Reaction: Our child LOVED this book. S/He likes "jokes" and thought the affirmations were hilarious. Now that we've read it a half-dozen times, s/he likes to 'read' it independently.
Adult Reader Reaction: This is such a sweet concept. We thought it might be too young for our child, but in reality, s/he probably appreciates the subtleties of plays on words about how Mommies love their children.
Pros: This is a wonderful, durable book. It works well with a child in your lap, or as a visual in a crib/playpen.
Borrow or Buy: Buy! This is a must-have for every newborn's library. It doesn't get much better than cloth books for little ones...and there are no buttons or other hazards!