Review: Have You Seen My New Blue Socks?

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Format: Picture book
Age: 1-3 years
Author: Eve Bunting
Illustrator: Sergio Ruzzier
Publisher: Clarion Books (published March 2013)
Pages: 32
ISBN-10: 0547752679
ISBN-13: 978-0547752679

A small green duck has lost his socks. (“They are such a pretty blue! I just got them. They are new.”) Every child can relate to the loss of an everyday but treasured item. Toddlers, especially those between two and three, will find the duck forlornly searching for his new blue socks a sympathetic hero and will enjoy both the simple, rhyming story (fans of Dr. Seuss classics such as Fox in Socks will see the inspiration of the master of rhyme here) of his quest and the surprise of the ending. Older children might lose interest after one or two re-readings, but for a toddler with limited vocabulary, this story is sure to be a hit.

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