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Kids Fiction 209
charming beach adventure
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
BLUEY: THE BEACH is a charming picture book about bravery and adventure. Bluey is excited to be at the beach with her family. Her mother decides to take a walk by herself along the shore. When Bluey finds a cool shell, she can't wait to show her mother. However, her mother is far away. Her father gives her the go-ahead to follow her mother's footprints in the sand. However, her journey encounters obstacles in birds and other beach surprises that she finds along the way.

What I loved: The illustrations are full of vibrant colors, and feature the very expressive Bluey on her beach adventure. These images will capture young readers' imaginations. The storyline contains a lot of bravery and a really great show of manners with Bluey being polite, even to the sea creatures in her way. These examples are great for young children, who will appreciate the context of nerves around trying something new.

The font is easy to read, and I loved the choice bolded words that are good for early readers who are beginning to read. The content and length would work for toddlers through young elementary school aged readers. This book is based on an episode of the show, but it would work well for children who are fans or those who are new to Bluey.

Final verdict: BLUEY: THE BEACH is a charming beach adventure about bravery and trying something new that is sure to capture young imaginations.
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