Book review by Jan Carr, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Sensitive, suspenseful story of girl's little green friend.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 8+

Lovely introduction to a new favorite author!

My son and I first read this book together when he was only seven, and we both loved it. It's quirky and an intriguing mix between real life, emotions, and circumstances interlaced with fantastical elements that add surprise and mild suspense. He's since read Bob at least twice more on his own, and this sweetly moving story introduces us to the amazing Wendy Mass - in my opinion the most underrated, talented middle school author we've read! Start with Bob and then enjoy growing up with Wendy Mass and her amazing, emotional and beautiful YA stories from there ...

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age 8+

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