Chloe

Chloe

Book - 2012
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Chloe Bunny lives with her big family of ten older brothers and sisters and ten younger brothers and sisters, but it is only Chloe who is able to compete with the new television set that Dad brings home one evening.
Publisher: New York :, Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2012]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780061142925
9780061142918
Branch Call Number: P MCC
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm

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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

When Chloe's Dad brings home a TV it changes how they have fun together. A funny read as Chloe helps restore the balance.

emilymelissabee Oct 23, 2012

Beautiful illustrations and a nice comment on being the middle child, but didn't say anything particularly interesting in favour or against television. Creativity and imagination can be used with or without television, and this book doesn't quite explore that - then again, it is meant to be brief and fun, and it is!

forbesrachel Oct 18, 2012

It is great to see a story that promotes plain, old imagination over TV in this age of media. The family bond is only strengthened by this...and it doesn't hurt to have the bubble wrap either!

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jammin
Oct 13, 2012

The illustrations are just stellar. I give this book 5 stars because my 3 year old asked for bubble wrap right after reading this and has been having the time of her life popping bubbles for the last week! Yes it is rather a simple story, but I've never seen it told this way, and I loved it.

MB9 Jun 25, 2012

Lacks any subtlety or nuance with the anti-screen-time theme. Not especially captivating or interesting. But, oh, the illustrations! Delicate and fun and lovely and understated and...quite brilliant. Not the best of McCarty's work, but still worth a look. Decent read aloud.

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beforetoday
Jun 10, 2012

Blek, could the message hit you over the head hard enough? Three stars for the exxxxxxxcellent, expressive artwork. I want McCarty to do a portrait of my kitties. :)

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MB9 Jun 25, 2012

MB9 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 5

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