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Joe and Sparky Get New Wheels

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Goofy adventure and side-splitting humor for new readers.

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age 2+

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age 2+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

If you are looking for a book that will hook a beginning reader, this could be the one for you. JOE AND SPARKY GET NEW WHEELS definitely is not a story to take seriously, but it's full of crazy fun. And just how crazy is pretty obvious from the illustration on the cover: a giraffe in a Carmen Miranda hat driving a yellow sports car and a turtle holding on for dear life?! And, that's just the beginning. What follows is a day of goofy adventures, mixed-up messages, and crazy mayhem.

Kids will not be able to read a page without laughing aloud. Parents will enjoy it too because the silliness is not only in what the two friends do, but in how their story is told. And, the supporting art work is bright and playful, by the same artist who illustrates all the Froggy and Horrible Harry books.

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