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For the adult who appreciates art or the 2-year-old who doesn’t need too many words at storytime, this book is great. The art is what caught my eye. Right from the cover,  Brian Lies (of Bats at the Beach) draws with great attention to detail, from the magpie’s feathers to the numbers around its leg. The story is one any child (or adult) can identify with; a story of collecting too much stuff. The magpie finds more and more stuff to take home until it is TOO MUCH! Some kind mice help him get rid of what he doesn’t need and keep just what he needs (just enough).

More by I.C. Springman, Ill. by Brian Lies; Houghton Mifflin Books for Children; $16.99; Ages 3-6

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