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Summary: Bur Bur (a little boy) names nautical sights that start with each letter of the alphabet. Teach your child their ABCs with this picture book.
Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book, learning to read
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 6; read yourself: 6 to 9
Interest Level: 3 to 6
Age of Child: Read with 3-year-old boy.
Young Reader Reaction: My son picked out this book, liked it, and wanted to read it again. The illustrations were clear, and the boats and fish were interesting to him. He remembered what he saw on one page and then identified it again in subsequent pages.
Adult Reader Reaction: This was a perfect book for the beginning of the summer and as a precursor to our own beach vacation.
Pros: In contrast to many other ABC books, this one kept my child interested throughout.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow. This is a quality book for borrowing from the library.