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The Story of Mr. Pippin

by Johanna Bluedorn

Reviewed by Carly Robinson

Purchase details: The Story of Mr. Pippin by Johanna Bluedorn. Hardcover, 32 pages, $18. Published by Trivium Pursuit. Please support by buying this program from our ChristianBookDistributors link or Amazon affiliate link.

Mr. Pippin is a raccoon rescued by the author's sister from the wild when a baby. This picture book tells about all of Mr. Pippin's adventures growing up in the Bluedorn family. His everyday life is detailed with beautiful illustrations and text. Miss Bluedorn leaves the ending open for the reader's imagination and for family discussion as Mr. Pippin returns to the wild for a future among his own kind. Four photographs of the real Mr. Pippin complete the book.

Recommendation: The Story of Mr. Pippin not only is a lovely storybook, but also is a "living" science book for very young readers. The beautiful illustrations will appeal to even the youngest children. resources related to this review:'s Preschool Section for teaching ideas, links, crafts, and more!'s Science Resource Section to help you with nature studies!
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About the Reviewer

Carly Robinson, at the time of this review, is a homeschooled eleven-year-old girl who enjoys to be with horses, write stories and poems, and, in the summer, go to the neighborhood swimming pool. She loves to read, and as her mother has many books,is constantly buried in one of them.

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