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Maggie's Monkeys

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Sweet tale of love and imagination for preschoolers.

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Pink monkeys living in the refrigerator...what could be more ridiculous! Still, with its rather dreamy, softly-edged illustrations, this sweet and tender story will strike a chord with anyone who has had to deal with someone else's imaginary world, or has had one of their own.

Parents and kids will enjoy the silly things the family does to help manage the pink monkeys. They'll agree with the older brother who knows what is real and doesn't quite get why everyone else is going along with the fantasy, and they'll cheer when the brother stands up to his friends. All in all, this is a fun book, even though believing that a family of pink polar monkeys might actually move into the refrigerator is quite a stretch.

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