Mango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble (Mango & Bambang #3) by Polly Faber & Clara Vulliamy (Illustrator)


Mango and Bambang’s adventures continue in the third book of this charming illustrated series about a little girl and a tapir, described by The Sunday Times as having real charm reminiscent of Paddington.

When a small but mischievous tapir guest comes to stay with Mango Allsorts and Bambang in the busy city, things soon get into a rather troublesome tangle.



How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review

Previously Reviewed:
Mango & Bambang: The Not-a-Pig
Mango & Bambang: Tapir All at Sea

Review: Whenever a Manga & Bambang book arrives it comes along with tugging a cloud of joy and a feel-good dance of Tapir-happiness (the second reference makes more sense when you’ve read the books; which by the way you absolutely must  do).

Mango & Bambang: Tiny Tapir Trouble contains four stories. I think compared to the first two books in the series Tiny Tapir Trouble has more for readers to think about then the adventures of the first two. I really loved the message of the first story, Seaside Rescue, which is not to judge someone different. As well the final story, Park Games, which is about cheating.

I remain completely in love with Bambang and Mango, though I hope not to see his tiny cousin again (no matter how adorable he looks in illustrations) and can’t wait for the next book.

Recommend it?


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