A very cute book, with nice and deatiled illustrations. The illustrations are humorous, and my son loves to see the strawberry in disguise (a failed attempt to hide it from the bear, of course). My toddler loves the book on it's primary level, just reading the words and talking about the pictures, but I can see an older child liking it as well for different reasons.
For instance, older children would note that you never see a 'big hungry bear' in the book at all. Is it possible that the other mouse in the story just wants a piece of the strawberry himself? (After all, we all know that the only way to save a red, ripe strawberry from the big hungry bear is to "cut it in half, share some with me, and we'll both eat it all up").
This book is cute, and I can see myself keeping it on our bookshelf for quite a while.
Heather reviewed The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Child's Play Library) on
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This is one of my 14 month old daughter's favorite books. The story is cute and catchy, and not bad for us to read 6+ times every day. The illustrations are lovely - I especially like the part where the mouse is trying to pick the strawberry.
Kristin R. reviewed The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Child's Play Library) on
My children (2yo and 5yo) and their cousin (3yo) both adore this book and can recite it backwards and forwards. The illustrations are colorful and detailed, and I love the expressions of the mouse! This is definitely a cute book to enjoy again and again.
Emily M. reviewed The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Child's Play Library) on
My children are in love with this book! They've all memorized it, and my 3yo "reads" it to his younger brother. It is the most-requested book in our house, and we have a lot of books so that is saying something!