Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Book Bag: May

The favorites by far in May were Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems, Imaginary Menagerie by Julie Larios, Wells' Ruby and Max tales, and Muncha Muncha Muncha by Candace Fleming. ****Faves detailed below:

  1. The curious garden / by Peter Brown.
  2. Knuffle Bunny : a cautionary tale / by Mo Willems. ****The kids could not get enough of this one. A fairly quick read, and they kept asking for it, over and over again. Luckily, I loved the story and illustrations too.
  3. Twist : yoga poems / written by Janet S. Wong ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis.
  4. The talking vegetables / retold by Won-Ldy Paye & Margaret H. Lippert ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis.
  5. The ultimate preschool playbook: easy, educational, and entertaining activities for your 2-5-year-old / Dorothy Einon. ****Great, fun stuff in this book! We've renewed it multiple times...
  6. Imaginary menagerie : a book of curious creatures / poems by Julie Larios ; paintings by Julie Paschkis. ****Mad loved the Trolls and Mermaids in this one, as usual the illustrations were the best!
  7. Bubbles, rainbows, and worms : science experiments for preschool children / Sam Ed Brown ****More great stuff in this one for the kiddos!
  8. Jellybeans / by Sylvia van Ommen.
  9. I love bugs! / by Philemon Sturges
  10. Bats at the beach /by Brian Lies
  11. Bunny mail / Rosemary Wells ****Max and Gramma shine in this one!
  12. Bunny money / Rosemary Wells
  13. Mrs. Wow never wanted a cow / by Martha Freeman
  14. Diary of a fly / by Doreen Cronin
  15. All in a day / by Cynthia Rylant
  16. Bunny cakes / by Rosemary Wells ****Both kids LOVED this one... the cakes were a hit, and all the boys I read it to said they'd want the mud cake with candies.
  17. Hip hop speaks to children : a celebration of poetry with a beat / editor, Nikki Giovanni****Fascinating (includes a CD as well)
  18. Hands are not for hitting / Martine Agassi
  19. Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! / by Candace Fleming ****Good rhyme and funny story - bunnies getting into an old man's garden, no matter what he does...

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