My granddaughter was disappointed in the books that came in the club/subscription. . A beautifully-illustrated, witty and thought-provoking story, exploring the concept of ownership. The usual brilliance of Oliver Jeffers and all the great illustrations you would expect.Brilliant! Please mark if you find my review helpful. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. My soon the 3yr. Something went wrong. Get this from a library! This book was received so well by my 3 year old grandson, who actually laughed while listening to the story, that I bought another one for my other grandson. Although I enjoyed the story, this is not a book that the kids want me to read to them over and over again. I just discovered the works of Oliver Jeffers with this book and I can tell it is one of the funniest and more clever children books I have read in a long time.
Reviewed in the United States on April 27, 2019. she cries. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 13, 2012. The story is wonderful and made us laugh. He tags the moose with the name Marcel and then begins to explain the rules to his oblivious pet. Though it has a very different feel to is compared to Lost & Found, How To Catch A Star and Up & Down. Sometimes, when I teach (I am an elementary substitute teacher in the state of Washington) I bring his books to read as a "reward" at the end of the day. The kids didn't love this book. Eventually, Wilfred is able to recognize Marcel’s independence; it’s a useful and unexpectedly heartwarming lesson in lowered expectations. There was a problem loading your book clubs.
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Finders keepers, after all. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. But one dark day, while deep in the woods, someone else claims the moose as their own... Is Marcel really Wilfred's pet after all? Buy this book. I hope one day I will have the full collection. "Wilfred owned a moose. A great story! Our grandson loves it. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Be the first to get updates as well as access to exclusive offers and promotions. This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers WINNER of the Irish Book Awards Children's Book of the Year 2012 and the Honour Award for Illustration from Childrens' Books Ireland, 2013. He even labeled his antler. Comment Report abuse.
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. What he really likes are apples. Wilfred and Marcel the moose experiencing adventures in the woods while Wilfred describes all of the rules necessary to be a great pet. I realise kids won't care about this but it does make it a fun book just to look at the pictures. He thought he would call him Marcel.”, Most of the time Marcel is very obedient, abiding by the many rules on How to Be a Good Pet. This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers is a delightful read for children and adults alike.Wilfred is a precocious and potentially gifted child who meets a moose and KNOWS that this moose belongs to him. My 6 year old daughter had to read this for homework (year 2) and really enjoyed it. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Maybe not his best work but then the bar is so high with Jeffers books that even this is excellent. Philomel Books; Illustrated Edition (November 13, 2012), Reviewed in the United States on May 2, 2019. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 29, 2018. As ever it has the typical quirky story that is bound to keep adults and kids amused.
Please try again. Jeffers has uses the book to illustrate using numerous different artistic techniques and styles which vary though the book (you get the feeling he had a lot of fun painting some big epic landscapes). The Guardian, Praise for Stuck:'Brilliantly silly' The Telegraph, Praise for The Incredible Book Eating Boy:'Mouth-wateringly irresistible' The Guardian, 'This is a book that children will devour' The Observer, Praise for Lost and Found:'A heart-warming story' The Guardian, Praise for How to Catch a Star:'The best recent picture book by light years, is stylishly spellbinding.' fun and poignant little story and great pictures. One day, however, Wilfred discovers that his moose might have a whole other life that he knows nothing about. Another great book. Indeed, the pair happens upon a little old lady only to discover that Marcel is actually Rodrigo, and not Willard’s moose at all. It appeared as if the letters had come off and all that was left was what appeared to be the glue they were stuck on.
The stories are well drawn, attractive, creative and a treat for the parents and the children. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The moose came to him a while ago and he knew, just KNEW, that it was meant to be his.
Or so it seems . “Wilfred owned a moose. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item.
A lovely story about a boy who thinks he owns a moose...the pictures are beautiful and I love how this book has a moral but it's not in your face.
In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. An original take on the classic unusual pet story features a boy named Wilfred and a moose that he names Marcel. They fill their days exploring the countryside and taking long walks. GREAT illustrations!!! 3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed granddaughter & Gigi. Unable to add item to Wish List. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on May 28, 2013. My son loves to read but there was not much reading to this book. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 16, 2020.
It didn't keep the interest of the younger kids ( 4-6 years old). His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestlé Children’s Book Prize Gold Award. This is the first time I've ever seen her not excited about books. The boy thinks the moose belongs to him.
Fortunately, the two manage to work out a compromise.
But the moose shows up to save him, and the two arrive at a new arrangement. * “A spirited, appealing romp that hums with motley vitality and good-natured humor, certain to induce cheers and groans and chuckles galore.” -–Booklist, starred review. This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 16, 2020. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.