EVERYBODY GROWS UP by Mary McBurney Green

EVERYBODY GROWS UP

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Like Everybody Eats (recently reissued), this enlists animals to show the child to himself. Baby bird leaves his nest and learns to fly (with mother's help), kitten and puppy for-sake their mothers' furry coats and start lapping milk from a saucer, colt and calf stop trailing their mothers but still like to play. ""And YOU are growing up too""--here's what you can do now, here's what you'll do someday. If the animal drawings focused on the figures, they'd be more effective for the purpose--the book aims for very little, doesn't quite deliver it. The Very Little Girl and The Very Little Boy put a child through the paces of growing up more convincingly and much more appealingly.

Pub Date: April 1st, 1969
Publisher: Watts