Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Raise-a-Reader: Our Picks

Share the gift of reading with your child. Check out this fun list of books to read to your child provided by our facebook fans. 

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown - This highly acclaimed example of a bedtime story is about a child saying goodnight to everything around: "Goodnight room. Goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon. Goodnight light, and the red balloon...

Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton
- is a year-round valentine from parent to child. It is bright, chunky, a pleasure to hold, and has a die-cut cover that reveals a glimpse of the joy inside before it's even opened.

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
- A clever mouse outsmarts his predators by telling them his good friend the gruffalo -- "a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in his terrible jaws" -- will eat them. When the imaginary monster actually appears, the mouse manages to outsmart him as well. This humorous, rhyming story is complemented by charming watercolor illustrations.

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
- Little Bear and Sal both go berrying with their mothers, but after sitting down to rest, they each end up following the other one's mother.

Tiny Dino Series by Guy Gilchrist - The dinosaurs experience feelings of boredom, curiosity, conceit, happiness, nervousness, and confidence when they get together to play a game of baseball.

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