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Max and Lili always have books that tell a story that is important in some way - this one has to do with what to do during vacation when there is little money, and Lili started being a bit of a little snob when she realized she was going camping with her family.
As usual, well written, cute and with a nice moral of the story. I love these Max and Lili books for my children! They have helped us approach a lot of different (and sometimes difficult) subjects.
Max and Lili are hanging out one day at home when they overhear their mother talking with someone on the phone. "Oh, I know!" says Mom. "Adoption's not easy! But it's so incredible when the paperwork finally goes through! A real present from life!" Then she realizes the kids are listening and closes...
If you have some kind of rosy-spectacled view of kids as sweet, angelic little creatures, this series will soon remind you how they really are. As Kurt Vonnegut so perceptively said, children are the cruelest, most selfish people in the world, except for adults. Here, Max screws up one day, and ever...