Multcolib Holgate Picks: Preschool Storytime Favorites 2013
Annotation:Oh no! Crocodile swallowed a watermelon seed. The more upset he is, the larger the words get. Will vines grow out his ears? Will he turn pink? Will he end up as fruit salad?
Annotation:When two worms who dislike each other accidentally become entangled, they learn to adapt. Simple rhythmic text makes this book a great read aloud, and the die-cut collage will be a hit with readers of all ages.
Annotation:Bear thinks bees are huge, with claws and sharp teeth. Bee encourages him to take a closer look at himself. This simple funny book shares a nice message in a fun way and lends itself to making predictions.
Annotation:A thoughtful whale helps Puffin Peter find his friend Paul, encounting a variety of feathered friends along the way. What a fun way to learn about different types of birds!
Annotation:Prior knowledge of the three little pigs plus fun repetition lend this book to making predictions and preschoolers "reading" the text. It's fun to huff & puff on the book and help the wolf blow down houses ... and other things.
Annotation:This interactive book presents tails in isolation and invites the reader to guess which animals they belong to. We then learn a little about the function of each animal's tail.
Annotation:An optimist and a pessimist go on a picnic in a book that manages to tell a complex story using only four words. Also available as an eBook.
Annotation:Learn about monkeys from around the world! Simple repetitive text allows your preschooler to "read" along with you. A great intro to non-fiction.