The illustrations in this book are pretty cute and well-laid out; if you look closely you can imagine all of the different moves each squirrel and animal makes in the book. But unfortunately, the story to go with it is lackluster. There isn't much of a lesson or a point. Mario is kind of an arrogant squirrel and doesn't really learn humility, and Isabelle is a bit aloof as well and just learns to "share" her move. Not much of a story there. Sadly, this book didn't meet my expectations. Perhaps for some--maybe squirrel lovers?--it would be a fun addition to a collection.