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Review: Raccoon Rampage

September 6, 2014

Raccoon Rampage

The Hole-In-The-Tree Gang only has to pull off a couple of robberies so they’ll be set for the winter.  When they get caught they decide they better hightail it to the city.  They discover city life isn’t for them and have to figure out a way to get back home.  They arrive just in time to thwart a real robber and become heroes.

Raccoon Rampage by Andrew Cope is a cute book for early readers.  The raccoons need to survive the winter and take the easy way out to get supplies.  When they get caught, they decide to leave town only to discover the city isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.  They work together to find their way home and discover where they really belong.

When I started Raccoon Rampage I had some trouble telling the characters apart so it took me a little while to get into the flow of the story.  Once I did, I enjoyed it.  The storyline is fun and the illustrations are cute.  It’s part of the Awesome Animals series and is sure to delight young readers.

kid konnection newI will link this up to Booking Mama’s Saturday feature, Kid Konnection. If you’d like to participate in Kid Konnection and share a post about anything related to children’s books (picture, middle grade, or young adult) from the past week, leave a comment as well as a link on her site tomorrow.

Review copy provided by Barron’s.  I am an Indiebound Affiliate.
8 Comments leave one →
  1. Beth F permalink
    September 6, 2014 8:19 am

    Sounds cute. My niece was such an animal lover, I bet she would have loved this story.

  2. September 6, 2014 9:22 am

    Just from the title it sounds cute.

  3. Patty permalink
    September 6, 2014 11:16 am

    Kids love books like this…sort of animals gone bad!

  4. September 6, 2014 1:18 pm

    This looks really cute. I like the storyline.

  5. September 6, 2014 4:01 pm

    Cute cover and fun story 🙂

  6. September 7, 2014 5:35 pm

    This looks and sounds adorable, Kathy!

  7. bookingmama permalink
    September 11, 2014 2:49 pm

    Sounds cute and it has a good message. I wonder if kids get the characters confused or just adults!

  8. September 13, 2014 10:29 am

    That one looks fun!

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