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Why does every musical book have to play the tune so FAST?,
This review is from: Frosty the Snowman: A Musical Book (Board book)I got this book because my daughter loves the Frosty song (not really the show, just the song). I thought it would be fun to be able to have a book playing the music while I read the words. Well, it WOULD be fun if it were humanly possible to read that fast. If I tried to follow the tune, I was turning pages like a maniac and tripping over my words---doesn't exactly lead to a successful reading aloud session.
When my daughter looked at the book on her own, she enjoyed it, but kept opening and closing the book to get the song to start again. I guess I realized that books like this might be a good idea in concept, but not in reality.
The pictures are cute, but someone you keep looking for the little girl from the video. And when we are told not to cry by Frosty, everyone looks so happy and cheery that it would be very hard to figure out for a kid why they would ever think of crying---I guess the idea of Frosty melting is too sad for today's kids.
Not a bad book, but I think I'll buy the video or tape it, and we will watch in this case instead of read---a rare case where reading is not the best media for a story!