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Just Imagine with Barney
by Mary Shrode
Hi! I am Barney and I want to be your friend. When you and I use our imaginations, we can have fun together. Whenever you need a friend, you can take me along. With a great big hug and a kiss from me to you, remember that I love you too! Love, Barney
Hardcover, 1 page
Published October 27th 1993 by Lyons Group Incorporated
(first published November 1992)
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This imaginative story is about a young girl who lived on a farm and had to move to the city. She has a stuffed dinosaur, Barney, who comes to life to help her make the transition to her new surroundings. The writer uses words that move along fast and appropriate to keep a young child’s attention. The illustrations take into account the little girl’s memories of where she used to live and show her facial expressions clearly in line with what is happening in the story. This helps it be believable ...more
I thought this book was a great way to teach kids that change is okay. I really enjoyed that. It basically takes you through different imaginations of what her new place will be like. I have always been a big fan of Barney and this book really will teach your kids that change is good and change is okay. The pictures are great as well full of color and great to help build the child's imagination. I recommend this book for anyone who is looking to teach their child about change or just loves ...more
Feb 21, 2014 Vanessa Easley rated it liked it
Typical Barney story using their imagination to go on an adventure. This is a good book about transitions and moving somewhere new.