All books in Barron's Chunky Safari series stand right up on their feet and do double duty as story books and toys. When closed, they're shaped like wild animals, and have amusing faces and button eyes that roll and wiggle. When kids open the extra-thick board pages of these books they find an entertaining little animal story in easy to understand words, with full-color illustrations on every page. Preschool kids will love these books. When they've finished this story, they can close the covers and use the rhino to create stories of their own.
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I thought this book was great. My son who was actually just over one year when I first bought it would just light up when he saw it. I thought the theme of making friends and hanging out together was especially great. I even bought the zebra one which seemed to teach about a self/group identity as well as the simple concepts of matching and difference. Unfortunately to an exploring toddler destroying them is as fascinating as hearing them read so I an buying them both again because my son at two and a half is becoming a great listener and reader. I think these books are related to that phenomena. The only downside is that the funky structure that makes them fun also makes them easy to damage. Even with that, I am still buying them again.