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Review of "The Retired Kid" by Jon Agee

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The Retired Kid
by Jon Agee

Hyperion Book CH
$16.99 Suggested Retail Price

Six year-old Brian has had enough and tells his parents he needs a break. His parents jokingly throw him a retirement party. But Brian was serious and the next day he flew to a retirement home in Florida. The residents show him all of the fun things they get to do, but eventually Brian discovers that he just doesn't fit in with the senior citizen set and yearns to go back home.

Jon Agee's simple, but endearing story is just the thing to help show youngsters that they have things pretty good. The illustrations make following the story very enjoyable while they're learning a valuable lesson.

Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our July, 2008 issue.

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