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Kanga and Baby Roo Come to the Forest

4.09  ·  Rating Details ·  143 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Hardcover, 28 pages
Published October 30th 1990 by Dutton Children's Books (first published 1989)
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Leila T.
Dec 16, 2011 Leila T. rated it really liked it
Apart from the abrupt ending and the weird way Kanga interacted with Piglet towards the end (not to mention the enigmatic Christopher Robin in the final pages), I really enjoyed this one and want to read all of them.
Heather
The illustrations are nice, but how did I not remember how dry the narrative is?

I'm glad Kanga had a sense of humor. I wonder what Rabbit and Roo did on their Tuesdays together?
Denis Verdecia
May 28, 2016 Denis Verdecia rated it did not like it
Shelves: kid-books
This book is intended for the young reader to read. And by young reader I mean those old enough to be interested in Winnie the Pooh. I have a hard time believing this.

First, logistically this book is not suited for the young reader. It is tiny. The print is tiny. The pictures would not keep the young reader interested. I barely noticed them.

Now, as far as the story goes, the more I read about the world of Christopher Robin, the more I am convinced that the author is trying to describe the mind o
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Jennifer Lynn
Jul 01, 2013 Jennifer Lynn rated it really liked it
Not bad, if you want ok kidnapping. :) Because it's a Pooh book, I let it slide, but I had to explain to my daughter why what they did was bad. If I had been Kanga, my reaction would have been less pretending and more
Emily
Dec 21, 2012 Emily rated it really liked it
This is my favorite of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories created by A.A. Milne. I enjoy the funny plan Rabbit comes up with to try and get Kanga and Roo to leave the forest. However, they all become friends and like each other instead of being afraid of each other.
Jj
Feb 08, 2012 Jj rated it it was amazing
For me this is a excellent story of meeting new friends and letting old friends and new friends get along together. It is also a story of sharing, and being open to new things, even though it maybe different from what you do.
Dolly
Sep 21, 2008 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading to their children
Shelves: childrens, 2004
Part of the original Winnie the Pooh Treasury set I got when my oldest was born. They are longer than the board books we have featuring Pooh and his friends, but are still great for young children.
shanay
Nov 07, 2015 shanay rated it really liked it
this one was adorable. i like kanga and roo. i also like how we are introduced to them. i kind of wish it were that way with some of the other characters too.
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Alan Alexander Milne (pronounced /ˈmɪln/) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems.

A. A. Milne was born in Kilburn, London, to parents Vince Milne and Sarah Marie Milne (née Heginbotham) and grew up at Henley House School, 6/7 Mortimer Road (now Crescent), Kilburn, a small public school run by his father. One of his teac
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