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Parents' Guide to

There's a Wocket in My Pocket

By Robyn Raymer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

This is a terrific read-aloud or primer.

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age 6+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+


age 2+

I like it, as does my little

I like this book because it has a certain flow to when you read it. I like how creative Dr Seuss has gotten in this book. My little always likes to giggle and laugh at the certain creatures. We discuss emotions in this book and wonder why the creatures choose to stay. I definitely would recommend this to other families it's fun lighthearted and poetic.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (5 ):

This simple, funny book appeals to everyone. The pictures and rhymes may help beginning readers with difficult vocabulary words, such as chimney and cupboards.

The book also has some of the prettiest color combinations of any Seuss book. One illustration combines pale yellow, blue-purple, and turquoise; another, magenta and orange accented with green. The cartoon drawings are simple yet expressive, and each creature has a personality that fits with the household item it inhabits: Since chimneys are mysterious, even dangerous places, the boy dislikes the (unseen) QUIMNEY, while the ZILLOW nestling on his pillow is cuddly and sleepy-looking.

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