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Summary: Join your child as s/he tries every type of vehicle known to man, from the depths of the sea to deep in outer space (and everything in between). This is a personalized adventure story starring your child.
Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, anytime reading, playtime reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 2 to 7; read yourself: 6 to 9
Interest Level: 2 to 7
Age of Child: Read with child nearly 6 years old.
Young Reader Reaction: Having read several of the other adventures by Aardvark Stories, s/he was excited to read this one. About halfway through, though, it was hard to keep the interest in the book.
Adult Reader Reaction: We have to agree with our daughter. The other books are stories, this is just a collection of vignettes with your child piloting various types of transportation. It is probably better for younger kids.
Pros: This personalized story introduces your child to various types of transportation. This is a good book for object identification.
Cons: If you are looking for an adventure story, this is not your book.
Borrow or Buy: The only way to read this book is to purchase it.
Educational Themes: With each page, you can introduce and pretend to be piloting some type of vehicle. This would make a nice, personalized complement to other stories that feature your child's favorite mode of transportation. Grab a box and make some noise to bring this book to life!
Literary Categories: Fiction - picture book, adventure, transportation, personalized story
Date(s) Reviewed: September 2007
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