|Are You My Mother?, by P. D. Eastman, illus. by P. D. Eastman
|A little bird hatches while his mother is out looking
for worms, and he goes out to find her. He knows he has a mother, but what
does she look like? Who could she be? Easy to read, and a fun book to share
with your child.
|The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss, illus. by Dr. Seuss
|Meet one of Dr. Seuss' most famous characters in this
fanciful tale about the things that went on at someone's house one "cold, cold,
wet day" while mother was away. This story features fun rhymes and rhythms typical of Dr. Seuss' work.
|Johnny Lion's Rubber Boots, by Edith Thatcher Hurd, illus. by Clement Hurd
|On a rainy day, Johnny Lion must use his imagination to play
indoors until he gets a pair of red rubber boots. This book is fun to read with a
child and to watch the child's imagination follow Johnny Lion's. Johnny gets lost for
a little while, but mother and father find him in the end.
|Clifford el Perro Bombero, by Norman Bridwell/Teresa Mlawer, illus. by Norman Bridwell
|I am very interested when I find Spanish language children's
books. My children enjoy to listen to familiar stories in another language, and I
usually translate as I read them. This one and Clifford y la Tormenta are
my favorite Spanish language Clifford books.
|The King, the Mice and the Cheese, by Nancy Gurney, illus. by Eric Gurney
|A king has the tastiest cheese in all the land until mice come
and eat it all! The king calls the wisest men in his kingdom to find a way to get rid
of the mice. What will they do? Bring in cats, of course! But, how can the king get rid
of the cats? Find out how the king finally settles his problem. My copy of this book is
well-worn from much use. This is a fun story to read with your children.