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Little Tiger / Little Polar Bear / Little Elephant / Little Chimp Review by Amanda Hopkins

Board Book Set
Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.
250 Wireless Blvd
Hauppauge NY, 11788

Our house is full of avid readers. The trips to the library seem to fill the need most of the time. But when it comes to board books for the baby, we don’t really find the good meaty books. Barron’s has changed that for us with the Little Animal board books.

We had the chance to get our hands on Little Chimp, Little Tiger, Little Polar Bear and Little Elephant. Each of these books is filled with information that fills the little minds with curiosity and happiness!

The books in this series are in a cut-out shape of the animal the story is about. These books are made of very sturdy pages that have held up to not only a toddler, but her older sister and two brothers. They have been read and put through their paces, but still look like new.

Each of these stories tells about life as that animal. We see it from the viewpoint of the baby animal. We learn about the animals and how they live, how life is for other “babies.” But even with the information, the wording is perfect for the little ones. There is nothing that is phrased in a way the child is unable to understand, while at the same time, there is nothing that is written in baby talk.

We love these books in our house. We love that they are full of information in an easy-to-read-and-understand format. The pictures are full of color, and they can withstand the hands of a toddler. These books are one of the best ways to start the learning in even the youngest of hands.

—Product review by Amanda Hopkins, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, July 2017