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Jamberry by Bruce Degen

Jamberry (1983)

by Bruce Degen

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A world of toast trees and berry bridges didn't excite Emmett as much as I though it might, probably because he's used to already eating parts of the world on a daily basis with his dad (we live in a neighbourhood with a lot of herb gardens and fruit trees). ( )
  MeditationesMartini | Apr 26, 2016 |
Loved this as a kid! ( )
  katieloucks | Feb 26, 2016 |
A nice rhyming story that engages the infant/toddlers in my preschool. Tells of different berries that a little boy and a bear find along a trip. Lots of colorful pictures and a great book to use with real berries. ( )
  katinasea | Feb 21, 2016 |
I really liked this book for three reasons. First, the writing was engaging and and fun! Between the rhyme and rhythm and the great illustrations of the characters interacting and playing the al kinds of berries made it silly, interesting, and more enjoyable for the reader. All the characters in the illustrations looked they were loving all the berries. The book also teaches about different fruit(all kinds of berries) which is good for a teacher who is teaching a lesson on fruits!
  bgrane2 | Sep 15, 2015 |
This book has the most amazing timing and rhymes. Simple yet complicated, reminiscent of Dr Seuss but with a different feel. I love the whole story, the sillyness, the beautiful rhyming an the characters bonding and having a fun day. It is a dream day for a young child!
  ssho2 | Mar 16, 2015 |
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Great book for rhyming.
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Hat and boot in hand, a boy and a bear set off on a delicious and raucous romp through Berryland. They frolic in strawberry fields forever, rumble and ramble in blackberry brambles, and topple their canoeberry with blueberries. Silly rhymes and a musical beat practically beg to be read aloud, preferably accompanied by dancing. New readers will giggle as they follow the fruit-frenzied pals on their berry adventures. Jamberry builds quickly in intensity and complexity, starting with "One berry, Two berry, Pick me a blueberry," and working up to "Raspberry, Jazzberry, Razzmatazzberry, Berryband, Merryband, Jamming in Berryland." Children will love discovering the subtle touches in Bruce Degen's illustrations: a frog climbing out of a hat, crackers and butter instead of lily pads, and a sign by the raspberry skating rink imploring skaters not to pick the jelly rolls planted nearby. Every character seems giddy with well-fed joy in this veritable jamboree of flavorful fun. Jamberry is a book best enjoyed on a gloomy day with a dollop of vanilla ice cream. (Baby to Preschool) --Emilie Coulter

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A little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes him on a delicious berry-picking adventure in the magical world of Berryland.

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