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By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Encouraging tale teaches kids what to expect when flying.

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The perfect pick for first-time fliers, this sweet picture book will prepare young kids for anything they might encounter in the airport or on an airplane. Bearplane! uses melodic rhyming verses and charming illustrations to convey a comforting sense of excitement about air travel. Parents will especially appreciate the level of detail used to explain what children might experience during each step of the journey, from the security line and sometimes-overwhelmingly loud terminal to the sensation of your ears popping during a flight.

The tone is consistently encouraging as the bears face every obstacle, including a delay and a grumpy fellow passenger, with patience and a sense of adventure -- making this an essential addition to the library of any young child who's new to the skies.

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