Parents' Guide to

The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Diverse friends explore books, libraries, and teamwork.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Sends positive message about friendships

My two year old adores this book. It is beautifully drawn and colorful, keeps her attention and sends a positive message about how to be good friend. However, I find it a bit lame how each character basically echoes what the other just said; it's a bit repetitive. Otherwise, a cute addition to her bookshelf.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Books, libraries, cute characters who cooperate, and jelly beans...how can that combination miss? With sweet artwork that is not too syrupy, and a kind and tender message that will touch a sensitive spot with most young readers, this is definitely a book kids will enjoy. The pink, sparkly cover may appeal to girls more than boys, but the story is for everyone.

Munsinger's watercolors are delightfully cute. The pages sparkle not only with glitter but with personality. The characters are fluffy little animals, and the pages are uncluttered and pleasant to look at.

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