Miss Suzy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Summary:

Miss Suzy, a squirrel, is kicked out of her cozy home by some mean squirrels. She befriends and cares for five toy soldiers who end up helping her!


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Parents may remember this book from their childhood. It evokes feelings of home and friendship

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Preschooler enjoyed the build-up of this tale and the idea that friends take care of--and stick up for--each other.

Parent Reaction

This is a beautiful reprint of a story that is a bit more exciting than many children's books today.

Type of Book:
This is a reprint of a classic story about friendship.
Educational Themes:

Miss Suzy's willingness to befriend and take care of the soldiers teaches friendship and love. The toy soldiers' desire to reciprocate adds love and loyalty to the lesson.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 8
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
Started reading with child 3 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy this book, especially if you remember it from your childhood. Better yet, see if your copy is still in the family.

Title Miss Suzy: 40th Anniversary Edition
About
Author Miriam Young
Publisher Purple House Inc © 2004
Illustrators Arnold Lobel
ISBN 1930900287
Material Hard Cover
Cost $17.95
Genres Animal Character, Friendship, Children's Classics
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