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Summary: Bear has a pot of honey and he is not going to share! Mouse, the Rabbits, and Mole have another idea: if Bear won't share, they will take take some honey. How will they sneak past Bear? Can Mole be as quiet as he needs to be? What will happen if they get caught? Humor sticks to nearly every page in this story that ends in with an unexpected twist.
Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, playtime reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 8; read yourself: 7 to 9
Interest Level: 3 to 8
Reading Level: 2.6
Age of Child: Read with children ages 3 and 5.
Young Reader Reaction: We read Hands Off My Honey! quite a bit. My kids thought it was really funny and loved the suspenseful action. Mole was a definite favorite.
Adult Reader Reaction: I also liked this book. I thought it was really sweet. The unexpected twist at the end makes it fun.
Pros: Everyone will enjoy this sweet story, funny characters, and an unexpected ending.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow. Hands off My Honey is a really cute and funny book, but I don't think they would read it for years to come.
Educational Themes: This is a story for sharing - and enjoying - with young readers.
Notes: The publisher donated a copy of this book knowing that we would consider it for review and provide an independent, unbiased profile. This book will be given to a nonprofit to help readers in need.