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Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
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Oct 05, 08

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Recommended for: Parents, Teachers, Wobblers/Toddlers
Read in October, 2008, read count: Dozens

This is an especially fun after hour’s trip to the zoo for the toddler set. Colorful pastel illustrations and playful details supported by repetitive text make for a lively bedtime story. I know, contradiction you may say, but it is a great book to share as your family prepares for slumber. After just a few reads, wobblers and toddlers will recognize the pattern and bid each animal, name, “Sweet dreams”. Each time I pick it up, I find something new...the character Babar in the elephant cage, the giraffe thwarting the mouse's movement. This story has many angles to keep it fresh on your bookshelf!
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Sarah Evans Nicely done review and description. Were you unable to find any critical reviews? If so, please make a note so I know you didn't just forget.


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