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Summary: The story, told in first person by a preschooler, describes her shopping experience with her ultra-patient mother. Through the story, the author offers solutions for solving the dilemma we all face: How do I get out of the grocery story alive? This is a picture book that offers creative, toddler-digestable solutions to the daily challenge of growing up.
Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 6; read yourself: 6 to 9
Interest Level: 3 to 6
Reading Level: 1.8
Age of Child: none offered by this reviewer
Young Reader Reaction: none offered by this reviewer
Adult Reader Reaction: How many times have we been there? We’re in a hurry, we just want to buy a bag of peas, and our toddler throws a fit in the middle of the produce aisle. This scenario comes to life in this little book.
Pros: The author offers alternatives to getting angry, acting harrassed, and blowing up at our little ones while shopping with children.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow. This is helpful, but once the lesson is learned, there isn't much to offer.