Archive for the ‘Picture Books’ Category

One Kitten for Kim – 77

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

One Kitten for Kim – By Adelaide Holl – In the book Kim’s mother tells him he can only keep one kitten, so he goes around the neighborhood to give away the other kittens. As he gives them away they give him some other pet in return. When he gets home all his mother can do is laugh.

Knuffle Bunny Too – 76

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Knuffle Bunny Too – By Mo Willems – In this adventure Trixie takes her one of a kind Knuffle Bunny to school. Much to her surprise another girl has the same bunny. The teacher has to take the bunnies away from the girls. At the end of the day the teacher gives the girls the wrong bunny. It is in the middle of the night that both girls discover they have the wrong bunny. A midnight trip made by their dads brings the right bunny safely home.

Knuffle Bunny Free- 75

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Knuffle Bunny Free By Mo Willems- I was so excited when I found this book. Trixie is so excited to be going to see her family. She takes Knuffle Bunny with her, but the stuffed animal gets left on the airplane when the family exits the plane. Her family does what they can to try and locate Knuffle Bunny. As they get ready to head home Trixie finds the bunny right where she had left it. Another small boy on the plane will not be quiet. Since Trixie had learned to live without the bunny she gives the bunny to the boy much to the relief of others on the plane.

Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones – 74

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones By Judy Schachner Skippyjon Jones goes on another exciting adventure in his closet. He likes to dig up bones, so he goes back to the dinosaur days and scares all the dinosaurs off.

Snow Happy to be Here – 73

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Snow Happy to be Here – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This book is a story to two snow children about how they come to be. Each snow flake is different from any others. What really brings a snowman to life is the smile that the humans give after they create it.

Stories of Santa – 72

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Stories of Santa – By Hallmark – This book is actually two stories about Santa. It illustrates the songs Up on the Housetop and Jolly Old St. Nicholas.

The Snow Must Go On – 71

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

The Snow Must Go On – By Molly Wigand – This story is from the South Pole. They all decide to put on a show to show that the South Pole is just as grand as the North Pole. The whole town gets involved, but then they realize that their is no one to watch the show. All of the sudden they hear a sound and look out the curtains. Santa is there to watch their show. Santa is very impressed with the show from the South Pole. He says that both poles have something to be proud of

The Snowbelly Family of Chillyville Inn – 70

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

The Snowbelly Family of Chillyville Inn – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This book is about a family that welcomes people to their Inn over the holiday season. Snowbert and Snowbelle go outside to check something for Grandma and find that their pet have gotten into the dye. The kids think they will get in trouble, but all the adults just think it is funny.

Snow What Fun – 69

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Snow What Fun – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This is another book that tells what snowmen do at night. Their most important job is to direct Santa’s sleigh in the right direction. They play their band instruments and dance. They play games and get gifts from Santa. So in the morning when your snowman looks different now you will know why.

A Charlie Brown Christmas – 68

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

A Charlie Brown Christmas – By Dawn Namm – This book was adapted from the cartoon. I just loved it. My students sat very quiet while I read it. I hope that you can learn the true meaning of Christmas this year too.