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Sassafras (Serendipity)

4.05 of 5 stars 4.05  ·  rating details  ·  214 ratings  ·  6 reviews
A sassy little elephant, who irritates others by imitating everything they say, hears in an echo how unkind she sounds.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 19th 1995 by Price Stern Sloan (first published 1988)
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Julia Brumfield
This is definitely one book that would have me sticking out my tongue and rolling my eyes when I was a kid if I had read it for I loved to mock my siblings when I was feeling certainly mischievous. But I can honestly say I would never have mocked my teachers like this little elephant did in the story while she did need a good spanking.

The thing that annoyed me is I thought it was a great idea to use the cliff and the echo coming from it to give little Sassy a taste of her own medicine. But as
Shabrina Ws
Balajar dari Sassafras. Kalau kau mengatakan sesuatu yang baik, gema yang kembali kepadamu akan terdengar baik.
Dan, kebaikan selalu lebih dihargai daripada cemoohan kasar.

Stephen Cosgrove is the author of more than 350 children's books. His most-recognizable titles are those in the Serendipity series; including Leo the Lop, Flutterby, and Sassafras. The author first began writing the books about animals in the early 1970s. He was unhappy with the books he found for sale for children and decided to write his own.

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All children, especially at a young age, repeat the things they hear others saying however this book is about Sassafras who is repeating eveyone just to be mean and get on their nerves. This is a good book to teach about kindness and manners.
The only thing I can think about, revisiting this wonderful book, is that clearly I did not take the lesson to heart. LoL.
Katy Brandes
The Serendipity books always have great lessons in them, but this is not particularly one of my favorites.
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