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Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Touching, funny, exuberant ...Trixie at her best!

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 3+

Very sweet, funny book!

My 3 year old and 6 year old love this book. They both have special "loveys" and they relate relate to Trixie and her knuffle bunny. Adults that read the book will love the art work and the little phrases for us like "daddy tried to explain to Trixie what two o' clock in the morning meant." (not a direct quote)
age 3+

Lovely book about "lovies".

Fun book for kids AND the parents who actually read have to read it again and again. Both groups will recognize the "security lovey" and the worries and wonders such objects cause for all involved. Clever twist and ending.

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Is It Any Good?

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Parents say: (4 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Anyone who has ever treasured a special doll or stuffed animal will understand Trixie's feeling as she trots off to school to share "her one-of-a-kind Knuffle Bunny." Her eyes are wide with excitement as she tugs her father behind her along the Brooklyn Streets, and she can hardly breathe as she lists the names of all the kids with whom she is going to share him. They also will understand her dismay and unhappiness when the day doesn't turn out as she expected, and why she cannot sleep at night until the case of mistaken identity is solved. While parents may be amazed when her dad gets up at 2:30 in the morning to make things right, kids will agree with Trixie that he had found the perfect, and only, solution.

Once again, Mo Willems has created a masterpiece that will engage kids and parents alike. He has set simply drawn, yet colorful and expressive, cartoon characters against real black-and-white photographs of Brooklyn. The effect is captivating! The simple changes in facial expressions and body language create the drama, which is both humorous and touching. The photographic background provides detail and a true sense of place. On top of that, the language is straightforward and somewhat understated, which completes this perfect package.

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