5 Stars By Mrs. Huntsman on 2016-01-13
I have fallen in love with Melissa & Doug!
I have absolutely fallen in love with anything & everything Melissa & Doug thanks to my sister who has an army of 4 little ones. My 10 month old loves to be read to & at times throughout the day will pick up books and skim through the pages. I purchased this when he was about 9 months & he returns to his reading area often & this is usually the 1st book he grabs. He enjoys pressing the flap on the front that squeaks a few times before he opens the book & lifts the flaps on the inside. It is also washable! :) What Mommy couldn't love that? 1st wash after a spill of avocados? Looks brand new!
3 Stars By Jennifer Barnes on 2016-07-29
I love Melissa and Doug activity books
I love Melissa and Doug activity books, but they sort of missed the mark on this one. The cover is nice, and the last page was very colorful and fun, but the rest of the book is boring. Tons of flaps to open, but the first two pages all the flaps are green to look like leaves. The second two pages have a ton of white flaps. It's very blah to look at. Still, it's well made and there are a lot of tabs to look under.
4 Stars By Christine A on 2017-01-18
This book (and other Melissa & Doug soft books) are a great way to keep him interested in books and reading ...
My son is 15 months old and still teething; He'll chew on board books if they get left in the play pen when I'm washing dishes or small chores. I can leave this cloth book in his playpen for him to look through without having to worry about torn or chewed pages. This book (and other Melissa & Doug soft books) are a great way to keep him interested in books and reading early on; he'll even pick them up and bring them to me to hold/read to him while he sits in the lap quietly, turning the pages.
5 Stars By Nicole on 2017-09-13
There is nothing like having quiet entertainment in the car during long drives to visit family! This quiet book provides just that... sanity for mom and dad while the toddler enjoys some bright colors and fun textures. I couldn't imagine going on another interstate car ride again without having one of these! We ended up picking up a variety of quiet books too, and love all of them.
This is also perfect for keeping our toddler entertained during quiet time, since we are in that tragic phase where he refuses to nap... especially during times when our 3-year-old repeatedly wakes up his newborn brother.
3 Stars By Kristen Rickert on 2016-03-25
Maybe plastic inserts between the page cover would make it so much more fun.
Too flimsy/floppy for the pages so it is hard for baby (and myself) to manipulate the peekaboos. It is very colorful and laying the book flat, which is hard to do with a 9 month old, and doesn't work on the lap. I do have to say the baby loves the surprises. Maybe plastic inserts between the page cover would make it so much more fun.
2 Stars By Richard on 2017-08-16
pretty weak activity book
Only two texture variations throughout the book and every page is basically the same: characters hidden behind doors that you and the baby are supposed to play with. Some of those doors are sewn too tightly to actually reveal what is behind them. There are better ways to spend your money than on this book.
5 Stars By RRB on 2017-03-24
Soft Fabric Only - No Foam Inside
Soft fabric only, no foam inside like some Melissa and Doug soft books.Baby loves it! Soft tabs, crinkly tabs, shiny tabs. Plus machine washable!
5 Stars By Dguerry on 2017-04-24
Great quality book and durable
Great quality book and durable. I wash this at least twice weekly and there are no signs of wear. I especially like the fact that this book is larger than most of the palm sized items I usually find. Will buy this again when needed.
3 Stars By Cheryl Clark on 2016-08-25
Not a quiet book!
The book is great, but it is listed as a quiet book. Not so. The balloon on the front squeaks, and the flip covers make a crinkly sound. Wanted it for church. Not going to work for that purpose. This needs to be listed as a soft book, but NOT a quiet book!
5 Stars By Phyllis Wheatley on 2017-09-09
Love it! Kids love it!
Love that it's totally machine washable. Kids get this dirty. This can get clean again. I'd put it in a lingerie or pillowcase to protect it during washing. Kids love that this toy doesn't "disappear".