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Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

By Marigny Dupuy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Typical preschool struggle beautifully illustrated.

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age 3+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 3+

Perfect for kids who are going through a I THINK I CAN! stage. Most likely they'll carry this around for support.

I bought this for my daughter on her first day of PreK, for her to get that I CAN DO IT! feeling. Now she is in K and she reads it every morning now when she gets dressed.

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age 2+
Simple, good message.

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Is It Any Good?

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Simply and delightfully told, the story will resonate with preschoolers and their families. Every parent and older sibling will recognize Ella Sarah's struggle between dependence and independence, and applaud her family's decision to give Ella Sarah a little growing room.

Bold pastel colors in attractive patterns are applied in a variety of printmaking techniques to create a sunny background for Ella Sarah's dressing drama. This is a typical preschool situation illustrated in an unusual and beautifully original style.

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