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Magic Thinks Big

By Marigny Dupuy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Humorous look at enigmatic nature of cats.

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With a cat for the main character, minimal text, and beautiful watercolor artwork that conjures up a summer day in Maine, this droll story is well-suited for very young children. While being still like a cat may not come naturally to children, they certainly know about the power of the imagination. They will be amused following Magic on his imaginary adventures, but may need to have it pointed out that he, in fact, never moves an inch. The solution to his dilemma of whether to act or not to act is a foregone conclusion.

To make this appealing story even better, there is a photograph of the real Magic on the back cover. Magic "weighs eighteen pounds, and he likes strawberries and sitting by the lake." This book will be a treat for cat lovers.

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