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Pija Lindenbaum Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Pija Lindenbaum
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Bridget is fed up with being an only child -- it’s too quiet. If she just had a brother or a sister, she wouldn’t feel so lonely.
Pija Lindenbaum
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Bridget and the Moose Brothers
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Bridget
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family
sisters
relationships
brothers
only child
fed up with
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family life
too quiet
feeling lonely
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The entire book works. The color wash suits the drawing style which complements the story which is carried by mild misbehavior and mayhem.
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“Bridget’s room is too quiet, and she is tired of it. She wants a brother or a sister, a small, thin one that will fit in her doll’s bed. Or also a big brother who plays loud and noisy music. ”
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“Her closet and her drawers contain only Bridget’s things. No big brother shoes and no tiny diapers.”
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Bridget’s attempts to cope with these unruly guests actually hint in an exaggerated way at what real siblings might be like. The book is fun; it’s funny; it makes a delightful treat. Very nice for a little reader with a taste for unruly humor
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One day Bridget comes home to discover some moose sitting outside her building, and she decides to try them out as brothers.
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But the moose brothers don’t turn out to be the sort of siblings she had in mind. Maybe peace and quiet is okay after all . . .
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The narrative is just deadpan enough to highlight the moose shenanigans, and Bridget’s attempts to cope with these unruly guests actually hint in an exaggerated way at what real siblings might be like.

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