how to get them settled down?
Don’t worry, bedtime (or daytime) can be a dream come true with our all
time fave childhood stories.
After running around with those kids all day, it’s time for
bed…or at least a break.
Books they can read:
written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd
This sweet book about bidding goodnight to all the things in
a room is the perfect bedtime story.
And in no time, you’ll be saying goodnight to those kids too. Get it
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
“I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them Sam-I-am!” We, however, love Green Eggs and Ham. A fun and easy-to-read story, it’s a
great boredom-buster. Get it now!
Books where you can do all the voices:
written by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson
When Mama owl goes hunting in the night, Sarah, Percy and
Bill get worried. Have fun doing
different voices for all three sibling owls. (Bill’s our favorite!) Get it now!
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
With a pair of glittery glasses and a new purple plastic
purse, Lilly’s day at school is fabulous.
That is, until Mr. Slinger takes them from her...and she
retaliates. Read it and get
creative by putting on a play about Lilly’s eventful day. Get it now!
Books that teach them things:
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom written by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault and illustrated
by Lois Ehlert
Help the kids with their ABC’s by reading this jazzy and
rhythmic book about alphabet letters. Get it now!
The Rainbow Fish
by Marcus Pfister
Rainbow Fish learns all about the importance of sharing in
this deep sea tale.
With a good
lesson and pretty pictures with shiny scales, you can’t go wrong. Get it
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Munch along as this caterpillar eats its way to becoming a
butterfly. This colorful book is a
classic must-read. Get it now!
Books with exciting adventures:
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Got a kid with an active imagination? He’ll love this story about Harold who
goes for a walk and creates his own world with his purple crayon. Get it
by Margret & H.A. Rey
The kiddies will love reading about the man in the yellow
hat, Curious George and all of the craziness that ensues. Get it now!
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The “wild one” of the bunch will have a ball reading about
mischievous Max’s journey to the land of the Wild Things and how he becomes
king. Get it now!
TALK BACK: What's your favorite children's book?
BY KRISTEN YEUNG ON 3/11/2011 7:00:00 AM
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