What Does the Fox Say? Words by Ylvis Illustrated by Svein Nyhus Ylvis’ music video was made into a picture book with illustrations by a Norwegian children’s book illustrator. I read it to some 4th graders last week, and they enjoyed singing along on the noises in the chorus! It was fun for me to … Continue reading What Does the Fox Say?
Red Knit Cap Girl By Naoko Stoop 2012 Red Knit Cap Girl lives in the forest. She and her friend White Rabbit want to talk to the Moon. She asks Owl if she can go to the Moon. He says the Moon is too far, but “if you want, she will bend down to listen … Continue reading Red Knit Cap Girl
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? By Mo Willems 2012 I love Pigeon! These books are fun little soliloquies to read aloud. They retain their humor over multiple readings, which is probably why they’re so popular. In this book, the Duckling politely asks the reader for a cookie and gets one. Pigeon goes on a rant … Continue reading The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses Ian Falconer 2012 Olivia is sick of fairy princesses and ballerinas. At a birthday party, all the girls (and some of the boys) dressed as sparkly fairy princesses. Olivia wears an Anna Wintour-style striped shirt and matador pants. During the dance recital tryouts, everyone–including some boys–tries out … Continue reading Olivia and the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer