I Must Have Bobo!

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Jan 25, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
24 Reviews
When Willy woke up there was trouble. Where was Bobo? Willy needs Bobo. But, Earl the cat likes Bobo, too. A favorite toy is hard to share...even when it’s a sock monkey. With sparse text and a modern-nostalgic vibe, this retro-fun book about friends (sock monkeys) and frenemies (devious cats) is an ode to favorite toys everywhere. Oh, Earl! Leave Bobo alone.

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A cute book with old-fashioned illustrations. - Goodreads
I don't think it's a bad ending necessarily. - Goodreads
Love the illustrations and facial expressions. - Goodreads

Review: I Must Have Bobo! (Bobo the Sock Monkey)

User Review  - Amy Yeap - Goodreads

I NEED A BOBO IN MY LIFE TOO!!! Haha, I bought this book at Big Bad Wolf(a book fair) and read it straight away. It was super cute,enjoyed it and it made me laugh when I read out loud!! 5 stars!! Read full review

Review: I Must Have Bobo! (Bobo the Sock Monkey)

User Review  - Ariel - Goodreads

This is the first in Eileen Rosenthal's wonderful "Bobo" series about a little boy, his beloved sock monkey Bobo, and his playful nemesis, Earl the cat, who is forever stealing Bobo--and of course ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Eileen Rosenthal and her husband, Marc Rosenthal, enjoy working together (and even sharing)—unlike Willy and Earl. I Must Have Bobo! was their first collaborative project and Eileen’s picture book debut. Marc is also the illustrator of Alison McGhee’s Making a Friend. Eileen and Marc live with their family in the Berkshires.

Marc Rosenthal is the illustrator of many books for children including  I Must Have Bobo, I'll Save You Bobo, The Straight Line Wonder by Mem Fox and Phooey, which he wrote.  Marc’s illustrations can be seen regularly in The New Yorker, Time, Forbes, Fortune, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and others.  Visit him online at Marc-Rosenthal.com.

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