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Merry Christmas, by Eric Carle: Book Review

Eric Carle Merry ChristmasEric Carle’s amazing artwork is showcased in his latest book, Merry Christmas. The pictures come to life with the aid of buttons that either play a short Christmas tune or an animal noise. My almost 2 year old toddler enjoys pushing the buttons as I read to him.

Like most Eric Carle books, the story is short and simple, which helps hold a toddler’s attention to the end. I usually don’t like books with play-along buttons, but I found that the noises weren’t annoying like a lot of other stories that I’ve read (though they are pretty loud).

I’ve long been a fan of Eric Carle’s stories and appreciate the artistry that goes into each story. Fans of Carle’s will enjoy this book as well.

Publisher: Publications International, LTD.

Price: $16.98

Ages: 3 and up (My toddler enjoys the book though.)

* The company provided a sample of the product for my review, but I was not compensated and the opinions are my own.

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