Big Little Otter

Summary:

While mother otter is going about her daily routine of caring for him, Little Otter wants to show his mother all of the "big otter" things he can do.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

A cute story that offers long-term value as kids begin exploring feelings and a desire for independence.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

She enjoyed reading this book and identified with the baby.

Parent Reaction

It was a good book to show that other babies have other mommies (up to now, I was everyone’s mommy).

Type of Book:
The story is fun and offers kids a way to see in themselves the desire to show their independent side.
Educational Themes:

Toddlers, in particular, will see themselves in Little Otter. They want people to understand they're "big" too.

Reading Level:
2.4
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
0 to 4
Age of child:
Started reading with a child 18 months old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow it.

Title Big Little Otter
Author Lillian Hoben
Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books, a Division of HarperCollins Publishing © 1997
ISBN 0694008508
Material Hard Cover
Cost $5.95
Genres Animal Character, Family, Growing Up
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