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Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

By Peter Lewis, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Disarming and delightful call-and-response book.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

Curious Geogre what time is the best song to go watch movie movie with you and your family guy and friends send

age 2+

Good for any age!

Silly and fun for little ones.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (2 ):

Mr. Brown is certainly one of Dr. Seuss' most visually appealing characters. With his frazzled neck tie, wild hair, frazzled mustache, and bent hat, he looks like he just took a direct lightning strike ("Splatt!"). He leaps off the page and expresses his sounds with great flamboyance. A fine range of saturated color keeps the book on a vibrant edge.

Mr. Brown doesn't give just the sounds his thorough attention, but their taste as well, to their feel on your tongue. He squeezes his eyes tight in concentration to get each dibble and dopp just right. And the same will go for young readers and listeners as they seek to imitate both the sounds and their role model. This is familiar Seuss turf, with everything getting an exaggerated flourish from his pen, be it a frying pan or a cat's paws.

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