The lists were culled from suggestions by Common Sense Media, the Scholastic group, and Parents magazine. This never-before-seen picture book featuring original text and illustrations by Dr. Seuss uses the childhood experience of choosing a pet to illuminate a life lesson: it can be hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it!
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Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May Winner of the Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time. Alexander T. Wolf, now in jail for crimes against the three little pigs, insists he was framed.
He notes he had a bad head cold that day. So there was never any violent huffing and puffing, as the traditional story says. He just had a couple of bad sneezing fits. So he ate ham. What a fun read for kids. A funny, timeless story of a slightly shabby teddy bear in need of a home and a button for his overalls. He finds both, and a friend, when a little girl named Lisa uses her savings to buy him at the local department store. Have you ever dreamed of being locked in a department store at night? The endearing story of Corduroy paints a picture of the adventures that might unfold for a teddy bear at least in such a situation.
When all the shoppers have gone home for the night, Corduroy climbs down from the shelf to look for his missing button.
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He accidentally gets on an elevator that he thinks must be a mountain and sees the furniture section that he thinks must be a palace. He tries to pull a button off the mattress, but he ends up falling off the bed and knocking over a lamp. The night watchman hears the crash, finds Corduroy, and puts him back on the shelf downstairs. A little girl buys him with money she saved in her piggy bank and takes him home to her room. Corduroy decides that this must be home and that Lisa must be his friend. On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true.
But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his true self makes a story that is beautifully tender and filled with magic. American prose stylist E. White presents one of the best-loved stories of all time. And a heartwarming portrait of one of the best-loved pigs of all time. Falling in love immediately with the little pig, she feeds him regularly with a bottle, and names him Wilbur. Fern is able to visit Wilbur, but is unable to see him as often.
His most important friend, however, turns out to be a spider named Charlotte, who occupies a web in the corner of a doorway above him.
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Another of the great E. Parents need to know that this book is an excellent bridge between chapter books and full-length novels. Stuart is both valiant and very polite, and finds himself on one of the biggest adventures of his life as he sets off to find a lost friend. He encounters several dangers in the process because of his size, but the mood stays light and imaginative.
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Parents: remember your parents reading this to you as a kid? Well, the story still resonates with youngsters. Trapped in a tower with no door, Rapunzel is allowed to see no one but the sorceress who has imprisoned her-until the day a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds. The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Paul O.
A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story. Long regarded as the preeminent designer of book jackets in America, Fred Marcellino provides an unstinting visual feast in his first full-color picture book. Lloyd the Llama discovers what kind of animal his mama really is in this delightful guessing game picture book, filled with whimsical riddles and endearing illustrations. Rhyming questions and answers will charm and amuse children.
Full-color illustrations. A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers are other types of animals.
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Next, some oil is generously applied. Its really water. And then some tomatoes. When the dough gets tickled, it laughs like crazy. And your child will too laugh. Before Pretty Princess Elizabeth can marry handsome Prince Ronald, a dragon burns down the castle and carries Ronald off. Ronald then has only one thing to say to Elizabeth—that she is a mess!
Elizabeth quickly realizes that she is better off without this ungrateful bum. Young feminists, here is a book for you! Owen had a fuzzy yellow blanket. But Mrs. Tweezers disagreed. She thought Owen was too old for a blanket. Owen disagreed. No matter what Mrs. Tweezers came up with, Blanket Fairies or vinegar, Owen had the answer.
Tweezers — was happy. Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! Nate the Great has a new case! His friend Annie has lost a picture. She wants Nate to help her find it. Nate the Great must get all the facts, ask the right questions, and narrow the list of suspects so he can solve the mystery. When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and under-appreciated flying baby dragon, he packs his knapsack with supplies and stows away on a ship headed for Wild Island.
Nothing will stop Elmer from rescuing the dragon! The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations.
The Poppers unexpectedly come into possession of a penguin, then get a penguin from the zoo who mates with the first penguin to have 10 baby penguins. Before long, something must be done before they eat the Poppers out of house and home! A classic of American humor, this story of a gentle housepainter and his high stepping penguins has delighted children for generations.
Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school. A back-to-school perennial! I always grab these books at garage sales and thrift stores. In this edition, you follow a classroom of students observing a caterpillar as it metamorphosis into a butterfly. A classic spring activity for preschool age children to discover and learn about life cycles. Also a perfect match for your own Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden which I highly recommend and will be doing this year with my son.
Reading nonfiction with your preschoolers is important as it teaches them seamlessly that writing and reading is not just for stories but for information too. The text is simple and flows well. However, the value is in the illustrations.
They cover all sorts of bugs and are so bright that they will appeal to your child! Beetle McGrady Eats Bugs! Beetle McGrady wants to be a fearless pioneer and she sets out to prove that by eating an ant. I liked how Beetle was disappointed in herself and instead of continuing to sulk when an opportunity to try again arose, she took it. Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg is a very interesting story of two ants who decide not to return to the colony and hang out in a sugar bowl eating instead.
Of course, nothing is as it seems and they have quite an adventure trying to avoid all the dangers of a kitchen. This is a cute book for preschoolers. They will love trying to guess what each new adventure the ants face really are… They include a toaster, hot coffee, and an electrical outlet. Buzz by Eileen Spinelli is a really sweet tale about a little bee who loves everything about being a bee, especially flying!
When she finds out that bees should actually not be able to fly? She lost the confidence in herself and her favorite thing about being a bee. Luckily that is not where this adorable tale ends and your children will love it. My son came running into the kitchen where I was reading this to my daughter who screamed at me until I let her hold the book so she could touch the adorable little bee. I Love Bugs! It is listed as fiction but I would consider it as non fiction. It is really hard to find simple, short books that include facts and this one is perfect.
But it does use descriptive words with bright and charming illustrations. Great for the under 3 crowd, and useful for older kids too! For more quick tips on helping your child learn to read check out my book; Raising A Rock-Star Reader. It is packed with fun ideas for families, book lists, and advice for parents. I love this list! From Caterpillar to Butterfly has been a hit with all three of my kids at that age and with all the daycare kids that come through as well.
Love this! We had so much fun with our bug theme last year. I am excited to revisit it again soon. Thank you so much for sharing! We have a bug theme coming up, so I am going to check some of these out! It has words like Thirp and rhymes some, offering children a natural way of hearing consonance rhyming. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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