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Doctor Dan the Bandage Man (Little Golden Book) Hardcover – September 14, 2004

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  • Age Range: 3 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 2
  • Series: Little Golden Book
  • Hardcover: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Golden Books; Book and Access edition (September 14, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 037582880X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375828805
  • Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 0.2 x 7.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #33,312 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Other reviewers have provided the storyline, so I won't repeat it here. I will address some reviewers' concerns and add my own opinion of the story.

Some erronously think the sister's panties showing in the illustrations. They are not, they are bloomers which girls used to wear so that their panties *didn't* show. Bloomers were worn under dresses over underwear so that little girls could run and play *not* show their painties. I have often wished I could find them now for my little girls who love wearing dresses (even though I never wear them). Bloomers are basically pretty shorts.

I have read the book so many times I have it memorized and I can't recall any ominous injuries (another concern I saw posted). A boy got a tiny cut on a metal toy, and a father got a cut on a manual lawnmower blade. Nothing ominous in either case. Additionally, the sister, dog and doll all had pretend injuries, or old scraps that they wanted band-aids on, just like children of today.

Lastly, I found nothing sexist about this book. The mother was wearing a dress, but women did back then. Women do today, too. The mother helped her child feel better, which to my knowledge, mother's of today still do. The father, on his day off of work, mowed the lawn. I believe that both men women mow lawns today. The book does not say that only father could or that the mother was doing 'woman work' or anything of the sort. Many fathers of today mow lawns on the weekend. Lastly, the brother and sister were playing together, not sexist either!

For the record, I grew up in the 80's and I am a mother. There may have been sexist attitudes in the 50's, but to find them in the book, you have to put things into it that aren't there, and children do not do that. I think it is a very enjoyable book for parents and children alike. I know my children (of both genders) love this book.
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By A Customer on June 15, 2003
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Just would like to say that this story is wonderful in its portrayal of a boys being boys, a mother who has time, a brother who loves, plays with, and helps his little sister, and a Dad who indulges the eager interest of his young son (even if it costs him 10 minutes on the lawn job). My children love this story and don't think "mom" and "dad" are doing anything unusual--as has been suggested in some reviews. (too old fashioned in its view) The only exception is that Dad is using a funny looking lawn mower which only opens the door for some interesting conversation when the story is over. I highly recommend it!
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Oh goodness! The reviewers who commented on the sexism etc are so ridiculous! Seriously. Are we that politically correct? This is my son's FAVORITE Golden book and we have OVER 50. He asks me to read it several times a day and always says "One more time!". He is 2 and has loved it for the last year. It is so charming and sweet. The illustrations are perfect and the story is not too lengthy (sometimes I paraphrase long ones!). As for it being a Band-Aid ad, I think not! It doesnt even say the brand, it says BANDAGE! If you have kids, you know that they love bandages!! Also, I don't think the mother is scolding him at all. He comes in crying and she says, "Why, that is nothing to cry over..." then she proceeds to clean it for him. that is EXACTLY how you should repsond to ALL kids (when they are not seriously injured of course). with care and love but not over reacting. unless you want your kid to be a serious wimp or something. Moving on. THe person who commented on the girls panties showing. Oh my! Give me a break! What is wrong with you that you would even notice something like tha? Anyhow, they are little BLOOMERS peeking out which is totally fine. Goodness gracious! This is a perfect book for kids and has a lovely storyline which is just the right length.
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I am a 61 year old new Grandfather.I remember this book from when I was 5 years old.I haven't seen a copy for probably 50yr's,but I still remember the Band Aids.I think it's interesting that some reviewers see a very good book meant to introduce children to first aid and the idea of helping others, while others only see a little girls panties and advertising.I'm not sure why this book made such an impression on me,(it might have been my first book),but it still stands out after 55yr's.The 50's may seem odd to some folks but for the first 15 yr's of my life my parents never found it necessary to lock the front door unless we went out of town.Since I have seen all the Shirly Temple movies I didn't think the sight of a little girls panties was either shocking or disturbing,but I guess some folks see it as harmful.My parents read this book to me a lot until I learned how to read it for myself,and I don't think I was harmed in any way.As soon as I can find a copy my Grandson will have his first book in his library. John44
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This is a fun book, and my 3 year old son has us read this over and over. One note - Dan does initially hurt his finger in a big ol' cowboy ("make-believe") gun fight in the back yard, so if you are avoiding guns with your little one, there is a mild reference to them in this book.
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This book is very sweet, and has an old fashioned charm that I just love. It basically goes over different scenarios of how children can get hurt, and what to do about it. It revolves around bandaging wounds, real or imagined. (Like on a doll, or the pet dog, etc). What really caught my eye, is that in the front page, there are two Band-aid bandages! I have never seen anything like this in a book! Kid's love this kind of thing.

The story covers everything from working, playing, helping out, and comforting, and just having fun. A GREAT little book for children. Would be cute in a doctor's office waiting room, or on any child's personal library.
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