This is a rhyming book from a series, written and illustrated by the same team that produced The Gruffalo. It has flaps to lift and easy to predict rhyming text, with a sweet storyline too.
Another Nick Sharratt! This time with Steve Tucker too. This duo has written a GREAT series of short, funny, rhyming fairy tales. Absolutely perfect for the under 5s for so many reasons! We have a few of these in the series and they have launched C into a new-found love for fairy tales. Often fairy tales are quite long and wordy for this age group with few pictures to keep their attention, but these books are condensed and a quick read. Plus, there are flaps to lift! Just perfect.
I love this story as it is multi-cultural, introduces a brief idea of global geography, has plenty of new vocabulary and interesting discussion points, has items to count (up to 10)… AND…is in rhyme! You know how much I value a rhyming picture book! Lots of fun.
And, lastly, another timeless classic from the Ahlbergs. I have often wondered what it is about this book that little children love so much (because they really all do seem to love it!) and I can’t put my finger on it. It is set in post-war Britain and is a rhyming story about a typical day in a suburban home from the point of view of a baby. Sounds so unlikely to be interesting and yet my 2.5 year old has requested this nearly every day for months now! There is a little hole on each page giving a glimpse of the picture on the next, and there are plenty of interesting things to point out and talk about. Best of all…it rhymes!
Apologies about missing a week last week! We were away and I just didn’t manage to get it ready before we left. If you have a list from last week please link it up below or leave a comment so that we can all see what you were reading! It’s all about the mutual inspiration and sharing of ideas. I have loved browsing your lists and am about to order some of your recommendations- thank you!