Zip! Pop! Hop! and Other Fun Words to Say (Sesame Street) (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)

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Author: Michaela Muntean
Illustrator: David Prebenna
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Purchased: HEB (www.heb.com)

Why: Total impromptu purchase. Absolutely no other reason!

Pros: It’s Elmo – you can’t really beat that. Our son doesn’t even watch TV yet (he’s one – I may have failed to mention that before) and he is already obsessed with Elmo. There are fun words to say here that are really engaging – like the page that reads “pickle, pizza, pumpkin, popcorn. pop-pop-pop-popcorn.” You can really emphasize those “p” sounds when you read it aloud and that’s great for kids. The illustrations are bright and fun and it’s an easy-to-carry smaller board book.

Funny Note: I’m not sure if a mud puddle would feel as good as Elmo and Zoe seem to think (“Squishy-squashy mud feels great!”). Do kids love sitting in mud? Is this something I’ll totally get in about three years?

Durability: Sadly, 2 bite marks. While this isn’t the worst we’ve seen, this one has definitely taken some hits as evidenced by the picture. I guess its yummy because my son just keeps chewing on it!

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2 responses to “Zip! Pop! Hop! and Other Fun Words to Say (Sesame Street) (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)”

  1. Juliana Lee says :

    There’s something about Elmo that just attracts little ones, even if they haven’t seen him on TV! But just wait until they do, Elmo’s like a magical magnetic force drawing toddlers from any room in the house to the screen!

  2. Sharon K Mayhew says :

    Elmo is such a wonderful character. We still have our daughter’s first Elmo. She got him as a gift when she was born and she still loves him.

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