How Bobby Got Rid of His Pacifier


Children - Educational
64 Pages
Reviewed on 03/02/2014
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Four-year-old Bobby will delight readers with his endearing behavior in How Bobby Got Rid of His Pacifier by Uncle Amos. Filled with mirth and fun, this story is about Bobby who still loves his pacifier. Bobby is four and he still chews on his pacifier which has become stinky and old. His parents and dentist feel it is high time Bobby got rid of his pacifier but Bobby still uses it. Bobby's brother makes fun of him for this and it causes many fights between them. Bobby is also mischievous and wants to put his head into everything that his brother does. It is a funny story about a normal family but also has a message of learning to let go of things in your life. Will Bobby get rid of his pacifier or will he still use it?

Children get attached to things while growing and they find it difficult to let go of those things. The book has the underlying message of learning to let go of things in life. The book finally tells the reader what Bobby decided to do with his pacifier. The bright and colorful illustrations breathe life into the scenes and characters, giving the story movement. Children's story books with a concept are always a delight to read. It is an endearing story that will appeal to all children and parents because it makes a perfect bedtime story book for kids. Teachers can use it in classrooms for read-aloud sessions.