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My Friend Mac: The Story of Little Baptiste and the Moose

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Hardcover, 79 pages
Published December 1st 1960 by Houghton Mifflin (first published May 1960)
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Carolina
Jul 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Courtesy of Sean Flanagan!
Sarah Sammis
Jul 26, 2007 rated it it was ok
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Clueless, negligent or absent parents are one of the cliches of children's fiction that annoys me especially when it serves no point beyond giving the protagonist carte blanche to run willy-nilly and get into mishaps (excuse me, have adventures). My Friend Mac is one of those books that falls into the trap for the soul purpose of uniting a young boy with a young moose.

Ultimately the story is supposed to be about responsibility, life lessons and growing up but it's done in a ham fisted way. Bapti
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Judy
Aug 10, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: k-easy-reads
Moose are very much a part of our summers in the Rocky Mountains. This book is bound to trigger some long talks about our experiences with these lumbering mammals. I don't want the kids to try to make friends with a moose, but that, too, will be part of our discussions. Now I'm wondering what experiences people have had trying to tame a moose.
Michael Fitzgerald
Nov 10, 2015 rated it liked it
Great Lynd Ward illustrations, but a lackluster story. I'm surprised that it was published as late as 1960. It feels more like a 1930s or 1940s book.
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