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Officer Buckle and Gloria
A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this book.
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What's the story?
The students at Napville School snooze through Officer Buckle's safety speeches until his new police dog, Gloria, joins the act. Gloria's acting talents suddenly make Officer Buckle the talk of the town. This zany book, illustrated in vibrant color, tickles funny bones while teaching gentle lessons about safety and teamwork.
Is it any good?
This rollicking, sweet story will have young kids howling with laughter, and has enough mischief to keep little ones engaged, common sense to reassure parents, and good humor for everyone.
The pages are jam-packed with neon-bright pictures that add zip to an already zippy story. Whether she's hurling herself in the air or pretending to be electrocuted, nowhere will you find a dog with more expression than Gloria! The simple text is jazzed up with hand-written safety tips and notes that kids love to pore over. This book will have kids hoping that Officer Buckle and Gloria will show up for a safety speech at their school.