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August Mom
11-01-2004, 10:11 AM
We are transitioning from board books to longer books with actual stories. I thought it would be helpful if we shared some of our DCs' favorites. Then the rest of us can check them out at the library or bookstore.

August Mom
11-01-2004, 10:20 AM
Curious George Makes Pancakes
Curious George Plays Baseball
Curious George Goes Sledding
Scattercat by Lynley Dodd
Hairy Maclary's Bone by Lynley Dodd
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack by Lynley Dodd
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
Brown Rabbit's Shape Book by Alan Baker
Fire! Fire! by Gail Gibbons
The Gigantic Turnip by Aleksei Tolstoy
The Little Engine that Could

11-01-2004, 02:04 PM
Madeline series (but the first one is by far the best!)
Angelina Ballerina series
Curious George series
Tasha Tudor books
Jan Brett

Mama to Julia 1-10-02 and children's librarian


11-01-2004, 02:21 PM
Green Eggs and Ham (I don't know if you'd really consider this to be a story, though)
Katy NoPocket (my mouth is always dry when I finish this one!)
Any Curious George book, especially CG's Dream and CG and the Chocolate Shop.

11-01-2004, 04:24 PM
How Does a Dinosaur Go to Sleep?
My Beautiful Child
Zin, Zin, Zin goes the Violin
Where the Wild Things Are
The Five Chinese Brothers

11-01-2004, 05:31 PM
Matthew's favorite right now is Just the Way You Are by Marcu Pfister.

11-01-2004, 05:32 PM
I ***LOVE*** the Five Chinese Brothers. That was one of my favorites as a kid!

11-01-2004, 06:51 PM
This is a LONG list in our house! Off the top of my head, trying not to include those on other lists

ANYTHING Lynley Dodd (not just Hairy McLary)
Daisy series, Jane Simmons
Cowboy Baby, Sue Heap
Make Way for Ducklings
Click Clack Moo, Doreen Cronin
Corduroy, Don Freeman
Harry series, Gene Zion
Bark, George, Jules Feiffer
Duck on a Bike, David Shannon
The Napping House, Audrey Wood
The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear, Audrey Wood
PB Bear books, Lee Davis (particularly Birthday Party and Merry Christmas)
Santa Mouse, Michael Brown (yes, we started Christmas books already, I have no patience!)

Okay, think that's all I've read today so far...