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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.

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This cheery picture book wraps its pro-tidying message in a sweet friendship tale of two friends whose different approaches to clutter have started to come between them. If your house is so messy that "getting to the front door felt like running an obstacle course" and it's preventing you from having your best friend over, maybe you have a problem. Who knows if Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship will lead to young readers change their messy ways? But young readers will enjoy a gentle story about two friends focusing on what really matters: keeping the things you truly love accessible and spending time with your best friend. And Salina Yoon's bright, appealing, cartoon-like illustrations help drive home the positive messages about friendship and tidiness.

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