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Jul 20, 2007 Call Me Jesse rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Its a great children's book, best when read with animated voices, you have to do it the same every time, otherwise It bothers me, and you have to count the correct number of 'yay's!'(one for every little pop-snorkel). No longer in print so you better get it online somewhere. Man this is a great book. ...more
Synopsis: "The Popsnorkle family decides that the old family car is ready to give up the ghost. The whole family, Mr. Popsnorkle, Mrs. Popsnorkle,. and the five little Popsnorkles head down to the car dealerships to look at new cars. They fall in love with the Tooth-Gnasher Superflash and discover on the test drive that it can turn into a dinosaur, an elephant, a turtle, and a chicken, much to the dismay of the car salesman, Mr. Sandy. They trade in the old car and give Mr. Sandy a lot of money ...more
Jul 29, 2007 Stiv_Matters rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: Parents of Toddlers
This book is a lot of fun to read to a toddler. The Popsnorkel family goes to the car dealer to buy a new car and they test drive the Tooth Gnasher Superflash which can do all kinds of things one doesn't usually expect a car to do. Lots of opportunities to use different voices and when the car turns into a dinosaur, elephant, etc., my daughter loves jumping up and down on the bed and acting out the different creatures. As a parent, I have to read a lot of children's books and this is one of my f ...more
Just as fun as I remembered it from my childhood. My kindergartener adored it- and as a bonus, it's evidently one of the first books we've read where there was an extensive use of last names, so it lead to a useful discussion about calling people "Mr." "Mrs." and "Ms." as well as why they are the "five little Popsnorkles" ...more
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