Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Books to Read to Children

Here are some of the books we have been reading this week,

We LOVED this story about a boy and his Grandpa's
adventure to find the gold at the end of the rainbow.
The illustrations are lovely, and the story is too.
They may not have ended up with the treasure
they sought, but a treasure they found sure enough.
Read won't be disappointed.
Another lovely St Patty's Day story.
Princess loved the little boy in this one.
Too little to march in the parade he is told.
He sets out bright and early with his dog to prove them all wrong.
This will make you all want to go for a long walk in the country for sure.
is an adorable counting book for the littles!
It is also a lovely rhyming story about one
little mouse on the look out for a new home.
He thinks his is too small, and not roomy at all.
He makes his way through the woodland, visiting
other animals homes (2 moles,3 meadow frogs..etc)
until he arrives back at his own little comfortable house
(so tiny and tidy, just right for a mouse).Very sweet.

This book was fun on many levels, the language,
peppered with Latin, French,Spanish,and Chinese.
Puns, wrapped in laughter,wrapped in adorable illustrations.
The actual story is nice too, about three hedgehogs who leave their home
to find food, eat all the apples in an orchard, get put on trial for robbery,
but saved by a new apple tree growing from the seeds they ate.
Princess enjoys a glossary at the end of a book, and this was no exception.
We like apples,language, and a happy ending..this book has it all. ;-)


Gottfredsen said...

Those look like absolutly adorable books. I can not wait to see if they are at our library. I love the look of the one about the hedgehogs. I think that the boys would love that.

Alycia in Va. said...

Haven't seen the first one before. I like the sense of uncertain adventure the cover displays.

Tara said...

I am just a sucker for anything hedgehog.... they are just the most adorable little critters to me.

Great list!!

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