Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The Perfect Nest - Catherine Friend, illus. John Manders
Comical little story about the kitty who discovers a boggled-up plan can turn into a blessing of friendship. Dependence, character shaping through voice . Cat, Duck, hen, Goose.
Favorite New Books
Little Hoot - Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Jen Corace
If you love owls you must see this little hoot. His parents ahve quite a time keeping him up at night.

Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep - Jane Yolen & Heidi E. Y. Stemple, illus. Brooke Dyer
All about animals in hibernation - unique rhyming rhythmic poems for each animal. Words related to sleeping and adorable cozy little homes where the animals are dozing.