General

Don’t Wake Up Tiger

Don't Wake Up Tiger. Britta Teckentrup. Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup. 2016. Nosy Crow. 24 pages. "Don't Wake Up Tiger" by Britta Teckentrup follows a stork, fox, tortoise, frog and mouse who are trying to sneak past a sleeping tiger while carrying a bunch of balloons.  This story allows for a great deal of interaction as… Continue reading Don’t Wake Up Tiger

Rhythmic

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler. 1999. Macmillan Publishers. 24 pages. "The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson follows a clever Mouse who claims to be dining with a Gruffalo to avoid being eaten on his way through the deep, dark wood. Mouse is shocked to come across the not-so-imaginary monster he had been describing all… Continue reading The Gruffalo

Educational

Little Miss Brontë: Jane Eyre

Little Miss Brontë: Jane Eyre A BabyLit Counting Primer. Jennifer Adams. Illustrations by Alison Oliver. 2012. Gibbs Smith. 22 pages. “Little Miss Brontë: Jane Eyre A Babylit Counting Primer” by Jennifer Adams doesn't seek to retell the original story for little readers. Instead, it takes key concepts (e.g. books or drawings) and uses these to help… Continue reading Little Miss Brontë: Jane Eyre

General

The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water. Gemma Merino.  Illustrations by Gemma Merino. 2013. Macmillan Children's Books. 24 pages. “The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water” by Gemma Merino follows one little crocodile who, unlike his brothers and sisters, absolutely hates to swim. He really wants to play with the other crocodiles though so saves up his… Continue reading The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water