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Llama Llama Time to Share

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Llama learns to share his toys in zippy read-aloud.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Another great Llama Llama book

Llama Llama Time to Share is another great book by Anna Dewdney. Llama is visited by Nelly Gnu, his new neighbor and doesn't want to share his toys, especially his llama doll. Eventually, he finally realizes that he can have more fun with Gnu if he does share. This book teaches children about the very valuable lesson of sharing, which we all should do. I also enjoy Dewdney's cute illustrations and wonderful use of poetry. Another wonderful addition to her series.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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LLAMA LLAMA TIME TO SHARE is the latest entertaining Llama drama in a deservedly popular series. In each book, Llama faces his feelings, learns something, conquers his own kid-style pettiness and stubbornness, and comes out of the experience better for it. All this is accomplished with lively, colorful illustrations, catchy rhymes (making for a great read-aloud), and an appealing, well-developed main character, and author-illustrator Anna Dewdney never succumbs to preachiness.

This book's theme -- about how tough it is for kids to share toys -- is perfect for its target audience of preschoolers and young kids.

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