To go along with last month’s list of my favorite books of the first half of 2015, here are some quick looks at what have been our favorite picture books for the year so far. Because I’m always on the lookout for great books to read to my young ones, so maybe you are too. 🙂
The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman
Great language and wonderful illustrations made this silly book super fun for us all.
Druthers by Matt Phelan
Imaginative and I loved how my kids discovered the fun of the word “druthers” thanks to this book. Hearing a 3 year old talk about what she’d do if she had her druthers is hilarious.
Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jane Chapman
I love the clever use of text in Wilson’s books – how the varying font sizes helps my son see why I’m emphasizing what I do when I read it. Plus, it’s just a cute story.
John Philip Duck by Patricia Polacco
A little history with our reading. Polacco is one of my favorites, and her books always captivate my kids.
How to Dig a Hole to the Other Side of the World by Faith McNulty, illustrated by Marc Simont
My son was OBSESSED with this book for several months. I had to read it so often I think we all about had it memorized, and he still talks about certain events from the book.
The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack, illustrated by Kurt Wiese
I adored this book, and my kids really liked it. So yes, I liked it more than they did. 🙂 Cute little duck, and the story led to some great teachable moments.
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