Monday, September 22, 2014

It's Back to School... Let's Have Fun

Welcome back to school!

Now that the little ones have returned to school from over the summer, here is short list of some of their favorite books for going back to school.

Let us know if you have read any of them and your thoughts on what you read. Let us know if you have any suggestions also.



Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! by Nancy Carlson

 I Love School! by Philemon Sturges and Illustrated by Shari Halpern

Little Brown Bear Won't Go to School! by Jane Dyer

Get Set for Kindergarten: The World Around Us by Rosemary Wells

D.W.'s Guide to Preschool by Marc Brown

I Hate School by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

Miss Bindergarten Plans a Circus with Kindergarten by Joseph Slate and Illustrated by Ashley Wolff

The New Girl ... by Jacqui Robbins and art by Matt Phelan

Miss Bindergarten Has a Wild Day in Kindergarten by Joseph Slate and Illustrated by Ashley Wolff

Countdown to Kindergarten by Allison McGhee and Pictures by Harry Bliss

Ollie's School Day: A Yes-and-No Book by Stephanie Calmenson

Hunter's Best Friend at School by Laura Malone Elliott and Illustrations by Lynn Munsinger

Until the next time...

Happy Reading..................

A children's book a day, keeps the scary monster away!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

New York Times Children's Book Lists - 9/14/2014

Let's see how many children's books you have read that are on the New York Times Bestseller list. Let us know which ones you read and your thoughts.

Picture Books

1THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT, by Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. (Philomel.) Problems arise when Duncan's crayons revolt. (Ages 3 to 7)

2GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. (Chronicle.) Trucks at sunset. (Ages 4 to 8)

3PRESS HERE, by HervĂ© Tullet. (Handprint/Chronicle.) A dance of color. (Ages 4 to 8)

4DRAGONS LOVE TACOS, by Adam Rubin. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. (Dial.) What to serve your dragon-guests. (Ages 3 to 5)

5PETE THE CAT: I LOVE MY WHITE SHOES, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean. (Harper/HarperCollins.) Well-shod Pete has rainbows on his feet. (Ages 3 to 7)

6ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER, by Andrea Beaty. Illustrated by David Roberts. (Abrams.) A young inventor learns to fail better. (Ages 4 to 8)

7OTIS AND THE SCARECROW, by Loren Long. (Philomel.) Otis the tractor befriends a sullen scarecrow. (Ages 4 to 8)

8PETE THE CAT AND THE NEW GUY, by Kimberly Dean and James Dean. (Harper/HarperCollins.) Pete and his new friend, Gus the platypus, search for an activity they can do together. (Ages 3 to 7)

9LADYBUG GIRL AND THE DRESS-UP DILEMMA, by Jacky Davis. Illustrated by David Soman. (Dial.) Lulu is determined to find the perfect costume for Halloween. (Ages 4 to 7)

10UNI THE UNICORN, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Illustrated by Brigette Barrager. (Random House.) Uni believes that little girls do exist. (Ages 3 to 6)

Until the next time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Reading!!!!!!!!!!

A Children's Book A Day, Keeps the Scary Monster Away