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Santa and the Three Bears

By Matt Berman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Bland but enjoyable story for preschoolers.

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This is a pleasant story for preschoolers -- a little bland and overly cute, but enjoyable for many. The reversal on the Goldilocks story brings a grin of recognition and a feeling of cleverness to many young listeners.

The pictures, though, are uninspired. All are muted and lack energy, making it look as though they don't have adequate lighting in the Claus home. There's a surprising amount of brown for a Christmas story. Santa's workshop is especially disappointing, looking more like a dull closet on moving day than the workshop where toys for all the children of the world are made.

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