A true gem of a children's book. I forgot how awesome this book was, and that's probably because I haven't read it in about *koff* 30 *koff* years. Now that I am a parent, the story is even funnier. I love doing the wild rumpus part with the kids. Kids love any story where they can jump up and down and gnash their teeth. One suggestion, don't do the wild rumpus if you're using this book as a bedtime story. lol.