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I'll Save You Bobo!

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Boy's fun struggle to write a jungle story with toy monkey.

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I'LL SAVE YOU BOBO is utterly delightful. It shows a boy's passion for storytelling, his excitement at imagined adventure, and his fierce loyalty to his best friend/sock monkey, Bobo. The emotions are real and familiar, and the echoes of Willy's narration in Earl's actual movements are clever and entertaining.

The spare, cartoon-like drawings against a soft yellow background contrast Willy's unbridled enthusiasm with Earl and Bobo's deadpan reactions. And the charmingly rendered relationship of boy and stuffed animal can't help but remind you of the great comic strip Calvin and Hobbes.

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