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Very Worried Walrus (Sweet Pickles)

3.99  ·  Rating Details  ·  148 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
un-numbered pages
Unknown Binding, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Holt McDougal
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Minter Shrader
Feb 09, 2015 Minter Shrader rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a captivating tale about a Walrus that was so worried about everything that he couldn't enjoy his life. ****Spoiler alert**** He realizes in the end that things were not as bad as his imagination suggested they were.
Jun 19, 2009 Mykle rated it it was amazing
This is the only book in the series I ever read, and my wife hates the art, but i think it's brilliant. Walrus is more than worried, he's a paranoid hypochondriac! And then he's cured by a bicycle, which i obviously love.

But what makes the book is this fantastic imagination of just how incredibly wrong a bike ride can go. Sometimes I play Worried Walrus with my daughter: "if you don't brush your teeth, your teeth will turn yellow and fall out, and you'll choke on a tooth and be rushed to the hos
Rosa Cline
Jul 27, 2015 Rosa Cline rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kids
These 'sweet pickles' books I remember as a child and I found this one and read it to my 3 year old grandbaby. Such great memories of the stories came back to me. The story itself was 'okay' the illustrations are such that a 'non reader' could make up their own story by looking at the pictures. Walrus was a bit 'over the top' with his worriedness but did think up a crazy adventure about riding his bike.
Lajune Neal
Jul 05, 2011 Lajune Neal rated it liked it
Shelves: animals, make-believe
This is a nice book. I enjoyed it a lot and think that it is a good read for children especially those who might be having a hard day and seem to be worried about something. This is good for them and others students who might be having a bad day and can help them cheer up.
Sep 05, 2007 Nika rated it liked it
Recommends it for: all 9 year olds
Shelves: childrenslit
My mom bought me what I recall a whole shelf full of the Pickels Series book as a child. They came in the mail and always made me happy to get a new one. They were short sweet and had nice colorful cartoon pictures and the characters were cute and plentyful.
Dakotah Sporing
This book can be used to to teach cause and effect very easily. It has some good illustrations as well. I chose this book because it has a silly story children may be able to relate too.
Nov 01, 2011 Heather rated it it was amazing
Why aren't these books still in print?! Perhaps this book has colored my personality, but I feel you, Walrus. I know what Pig is saying, but it's not as easy as all of that.
Jan 10, 2013 Bree rated it really liked it
This was one of my top 10 books as a kid...I loved Sweet Pickles. It isn't as fascinating today, but I sure see a lot of my anxiety in Walrus.
Don Gubler
Nov 13, 2012 Don Gubler rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens
Balance caution with...?
Jan 31, 2008 Ellenjsmellen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children-lit
I loved Sweet Pickles.
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