Library Intern Book Reviews

ISBN

9780399161032

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Philomel Books

City

New York, NY

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Modern Literature

Keywords

Children's literature, reviews, moose, friendship

Review

Wilfred has a moose. The moose is named Marcel, and Marcel is supposed to follow all the Rules of How to Be a Good Pet (which he usually doesn’t). But when an old lady calls Marcel Rodrigo, and says that he belongs to her, Wilfred has to decide whether he wants the moose to be a pet, who breaks the rules and belongs to someone else, or a friend, who can come rescue him when he gets stuck in the woods at night. Jeffers uses an interesting technique of layering his illustrations onto painted and photographic backgrounds; his Wilfred has the enthusiasm of any small child, and his Marcel is enchantingly indifferent to it all. Parents and teachers could use this book to discuss issues of friendship and control with younger children. Optional. Emily Hartman, Centennial Library Intern.

Files

Download

Download Review (87 KB)

Review of <i>This Moose Belongs to Me</i> by Oliver Jeffers

Catalog Record

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.