If I Ran the Circus

Book review by Peter Lewis, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Seuss at his most transporting and welcoming.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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Drum Set Ahoy

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Wonderful classic for all ages-I can't even tell you how many times I have read this to my 2 1/2 year old!

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