Book Reviews of Sharing is Caring (Barney) (Little Golden Book)

Sharing is Caring (Barney) (Little Golden Book)
Sharing is Caring - Barney - Little Golden Book
Author: Mark S. Bernthal, June Valentine (Ilustrator)
ISBN-13: 9780307987907
ISBN-10: 0307987906
Publication Date: 12/31/1999
Pages: 23
Edition: 1st ed
Reading Level: Baby-Preschool
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Golden Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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reviewed Sharing is Caring (Barney) (Little Golden Book) on
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ISBN 0307987906 - As a Little Golden Book collector, I had to have this one. As a parent of a first generation Barney fan, whose kid is now an adult, I don't look forward to Barney anything. I feel Barney-ed out.

Baby Bop has a special yellow blankey and a reluctance to share it with anyone. Whenever anyone asks her to share it, she happily offers to share other things in place of the blankey - but she maintains a hold on her most special possession. Until, that is, Snuggles the cat falls into the pool and needs to be dried off so that she doesn't catch a cold; then Baby Bop offers the blankey even before she's asked.

As I said, I'm not a Barney fan, but my review has nothing to do with that. Here are the problems I have with the book: "blankey". I don't, and never did, use baby-talk and find it annoying. My kid spoke clearly, early, and I've always believed in the studies that show that children who are spoke to in a normal tone of voice, using adult-speak (as opposed to baby-talk) learn to talk earlier. I also dislike the fact that the book promotes the untrue notion that being wet will cause someone, even if it is a cat, to catch a cold. Colds are caused by germs, not old wives' tales. That all aside, I think Sharing is Caring really does deserve 4 stars. The messages in here - you can share some things but don't have to share everything and sharing with someone in need, when you DO want to, is especially nice - are great for any child, particularly children about to welcome a new baby into the family. Barney fans will, of course, love the book.

- AnnaLovesBooks
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Good book on sharing
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A cute Barney and friends book about sharing.
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Barney and Friends learn about sharing.