Monday, April 20, 2015

What the Cubs are Reading: April 20

It's Monday! What are you reading? is hosted by Sheila of Book Journey.  Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers have adapted it to focus on Picture Books to Young Adult Books. Since I recap what I'm personally reading each month with Modern Mrs. Darcy, for this linkup I post what Abby (almost 5) and Ellie (2.5) have been enjoying.


The Usborne Book of Fairy Tales  
by Stephen Cartwright & Heather Amery. January 2005
Read my full review here. Do you ever wonder why some kids pick certain books and just love them so much that they ask you to read them every. single. day. for weeks?? This is one of those books in our house. At least it's a collection of stories, so we can get by with only reading one or two different ones each day. :)

Little Loon and Papa by Toni Buzzeo. May 2004
Ellie affectionately calls this one the "peep peep where's Papa??" book. Little Loon can't figure out how to dive the way Papa does, and he eventually gets sick of diving lessons and swims away when Papa isn't looking. But the world can be a scary place without the comfort of a parent close by.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. 
Originally published in 1902. This edition 2013.
Abby received this one last week from DPIL (I'm so sad! She only has one more month until she's 5 and stops getting monthly books!). It's been fun to introduce a "classic" to my kids. 

Just a Mess by Mercer Mayer. 1987.
The Little Critter books were some of my absolute favorites as a kid. Anytime I see them at garage sales or used book sales I grab them up. Little Critter can't find his baseball mitt, so his mom tells him he should clean his room... 

Check out what others are reading in today's linkup!

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  1. The cover of Little Loon and Papa is just gorgeous.

    1. Isn't it?? The beauty continues throughout the story too!

  2. Usborne books are simply amazing. :)

    1. They sure are!! I just started selling them, and sometimes I just want to grow and grow my own collection. If you're not already connected with a consultant I can hook you up with more books... ;-)