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Ol' Mama Squirrel

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Fierce squirrel mom keeps babies safe, keeps laughs coming.

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Kids will love the action and funny expressions and body language of fist-shaking, scowling, scolding Ol' Mama and her kids and friends, who band together to defeat much larger, stronger opponents. The violence (nut throwing) is cartoonish and playful, accompanied by sounds like "PLONK!"

Bold black outlines and soft watercolors capture every nuance of expression and emotion, from rage to fear to glee to pride in Mama Squirrel's great accomplishment in ridding the city of a grizzly bear.

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