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At the Zoo, 2009: The Horrors of Licensing

No author listed, Sesame Beginnings: At the Zoo (Publisher unknown, 2009)

photo credit: amazon.com

Don’t be fooled, Sesame Workshop had little if anything to do with it.

Points off for lack of information (almost everything).

Another written-by-committee quick cash grab, with no author or publisher listed, trading on the Sesame Street brand name in order to sell cheap books. Doesn’t even have the upside of being well-written or cute enough to make up for the missing metadata; not one the kid reaches for, ever, when picking out something for us to read to him, and in matters of pre-lit, the kid’s decisions are the great arbiter. * ½

About Robert "Goat" Beveridge

Media critic (amateur, semi-pro, and for one brief shining moment in 2000 pro) since 1986. Guy behind noise/powerelectronics band XTerminal (after many small stints in jazz, rock, and metal bands). Known for being tactless but honest.

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