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Alphabet Room

I do love a good alphabet book. Sara Pinto’s Alphabet Room seems standard at first look. Yes, A is for apples and under the flap the apples are rolling on the floor. B is for bowls; under the flap there are the … Continue reading

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What’s Up Duck? A Book of Opposites

Ducks and opposites. Simple. Cute. Chubby board book pages. Great for a fast read or slow picture study. This book is intended for the very young, but try it as a model for elementary students making their own simple word … Continue reading

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Peek-a Who?

In fifteen words, Peek-a Who? offers more oomph per word than most board books. Rhyming, playful questions and peek-a-boo cutouts make for a playful reading and guessing time. Nina Laden‘s colourful illustrations are just right for her young audience. Follow-up with … Continue reading

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Tails

Matthew Van Fleet’s interactive, rhyming board book introduces kids to new animals such as pangolins and tamarins, as well as comparing sizes and counting familiar animals like pandas and chipmunks.  Filled with fun textures like bumpy, stringy and clingy, this … Continue reading

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Pajama Time

With distinct rhythm and rhyme, Sandra Boynton gets everyone in their jammies and dancing.  This is a fun read for young kids and a great book for pajama day at school. Start a chant and a parade.  See if you … Continue reading

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What Do You Say?

    Mandy Stanley has a simply fun book in this question-answer format.  It has so much going for it:  sparse prose, bright pictures, predictable answers, and the surprise at the last page.  What do you say to a fish anyways?  We … Continue reading

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Baby Dance

If you want an interactive board book for your little one, this is a great fit.  It rhymes, it has movement and it’s got cute pictures.  You can talk about action words with the very young, or just act it … Continue reading

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