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Morris' Disappearing Bag (1975)

by Rosemary Wells

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Everyone in Morris's family is pleased with his Christmas present but Morris.

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The Rosemary Wells books do not generally do it for me. This one however was rather charming: The littlest of four kids is told he's "too little" for all of their (cooler) toys, so he finds a "disappearing bag" -- i.e., a cloak of invisibility. After demonstrating it to his siblings, they all think it's the coolest thing, and disappear for hours on end -- while he happily plays with their now-abandoned toys. Works on multiple levels, for adult and child readers alike. ( )
  adaq | Dec 25, 2019 |
When Morris finds a disappearing bag on Christmas day, he jumps right in and becomes invisible! Now he has something everyone wants to try, but they have to find him first.
  wichitafriendsschool | Jul 5, 2016 |
My inner child did not want to come out to play for this one. I agree with Meg's review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1147470477?book_show_action=true&page=... ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
Not a bad story about how children often share (Or don't as the case may be) also how they can be envious of anothers toy. Not a bad story, but not a great one. The artwork is acceptable, if simple, but not great. The rabbits in particular failed to impress me. Cute book about how children playing together, receive gifts, etc. ( )
  jljaina | May 16, 2015 |
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