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My New Friend Is So Fun! An Elephant & Piggie Book

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Simple lesson about old and new friends is so fun.

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Here we are at the 21st Elephant & Piggie installment, and the series is still going strong. MY NEW FRIEND IS SO FUN! isn't as insanely clever as We Are in a Book or Let's Go for a Drive, but it still focuses on an important social concept for the beginning-reader crowd. And it does it in a sweet way: throwing in a reminder for kids that one way of being a great friend is showing your friends how much you appreciate them.

As in the rest of the series, this one needs to be read aloud -- and at a high volume most of the time, to capture Elephant's hilariously extreme reactions. So it works as a bedtime read only if you lead with it and chase it down with a healthy stack of the quiet stuff.

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