Details: Hardcover, 44 pgs.
Published: October 2010
Age range: from 4 to 7
Received from: Sterling for review
Christmas is coming-and where better to celebrate than in Busytown? Firefighters are stringing lights, stores are crowded, and everyone is in a merry mood. Richard Scarry captures holiday cheer in a series of delightful and brightly illustrated stories featuring his most popular characters, including Huckle Cat and lovable Lowly Worm.
Each small tale sparkles with joy and kindness-and there are also songs, games, a list of Christmas words, and instructions for making a great gift for Grandma!
My kids seem to like it and like seeing all the funny little animals doing their thing. It doesn't seem to be on their favorites list though. And they tend to grow a bit bored. Maybe they aren't going to be the Richard Scarry fan I was as a kid. Or maybe the age is just wrong. Or maybe it's because it's more focused on Christmas. It's hard to say. But it's a fun one to pull down for the holiday's and enjoy a few pages a night.
I'm giving this one 3/5 moons because of my kids reactions, but if you like Richard Scarry then you'll like this one.
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