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Reviewed by Vidya Ravi for Readers' Favorite
Maury Chris Moose and his friends - Mikey Duck, Simoc C. Owl, Page Ant, Justine Beaver, Stoc King Crab, Julia and Bob Birds - are the heroes of Forest Noel. Since their last adventure of saving the Forest from the bad bug, Maury can't do anything without a big fanfare. He wanted more alone time with his friends like old times. That's when Facebrook came into town and it was the perfect opportunity for the animals to concentrate on something else other than him. But, when he learned that Facebrook was created by Mark Zucker "Bug", he started having his doubts. And when his friends got obsessed over Facebrook, Maury wanted to put an end to it - with or without his friends' help.
Maury C. Moose and The Facebrook by Adam Baker was in every way perfect for kids. It's filled with fun, adventure and values. What more would any parent need from a children's book? The fun starts right with the naming of the characters. Did you check the names of Maury's friends earlier? All the references to hobbies, movie names and games are all related to animals. Kids will love it and it's clean and friendly. The adventure is given with a good mix of craziness to attract young readers.
Values is what made me love this book so much. We all know how social media websites are taking over much of our time - both adults and children. We give so much time to the Internet that we don't have time for real life. People don't go to parks and gatherings as much as they did before. They think everything they want is in their cellphones or laptops. Meanwhile, there are people who stay so far away from their families, who need Internet so desperately to connect with their loved ones. So, do we need social media sites or not? The author has given a great conclusion via this book, which will give good values to children and a hard slap to adults.
There are some children's books that I would be happy to put in front of adults and ask them to read it right now. Those books are good for children, yes, but they are necessary for adults who forget what to teach to the next generation. This book is one of them. The author has pointed out today's major problem and has given a solution in a very subtle way that is appreciable.