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Book Review

This humor book in the "Ready-to-Read" series by James Howe is published by Aladdin Paperbacks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Books.

Pinky and Rex and the Double-Dad Weekend is written for kids ages 4 to 9. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness.

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Plot Summary

Pinky, Rex and their dads can't wait to visit the big outdoors together. Unfortunately, it rains all weekend. The four have fun anyway: They visit a cave, puppet factory, railroad museum, miniature golf course and reptile museum. They also rearrange their hotel room so they can set up their brand new tent and sleep in their sleeping bags. Everyone has a great time, but Pinky and Rex decide the best part was being with their dads.

Christian Beliefs

None

Other Belief Systems

None

Authority Roles

Pinky's and Rex's dads maintain positive attitudes and a sense of humor even though rain thwarts their campout. They come up with creative activities so they can still have fun with their kids. They also seek the opinions and suggestions of the children as they revise their plans.

Profanity/Violence

None

Kissing/Sex/Homosexuality

None

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Rating

Readability Age Range

4 to 9

Genre

Humor

Author

James Howe

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Publisher

Aladdin Paperbacks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Books

Released

On Video

Year Published

1996

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