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"A smaller percentage of 17 year olds saw adults reading in their homes in 1999 than in 1984."
Summary: Mrs. McGee buys a coconut. She tries to whack it open, and it ends up rolling out the door and into a crazy journey that ends in Madagascar! The journey includes a spotted dog, a motorcycle, and a bowling alley. Just another day in the crazy life of Mrs. McGee! This is a rhyming story about a runaway coconut.
Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, anytime reading, playtime reading, read aloud book, learning to read
Recommended Age: read together: 2 to 6; read yourself:
Interest Level: 3 to 8
Reading Level: 2.7
Age of Child: Read with boys 3 and 5 years old.
Young Reader Reaction: Both of my boys LOVED this book. Mrs. McGee is crazy, and not a boring old lady! It is PACKED with ACTION and crazy fun. We laughed the whole way through! Needless to say, we read this multiple times!
Adult Reader Reaction: I liked the book. The story was fun and well paced, and the pictures were filled with all sorts of things to find. This is just a fun, fun book for both boys and girls. My boys had a blast when we read this book.
Pros: This is a silly, fast-paced, with fun illustrations. It has the perfect zaniness that young kids love.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow or buy. You'll be borrowing it multiple times.
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