Is there anything more fun than a great read-aloud book? Only if you throw in some awesome voices and good old cuddle time! Check out these great reads and read aloud with your kid!
by Pat Mora
Set in the Southwest, this tall tale tells the story of Dona Flor, a giant yet kind and caring woman with a great big heart. Although all the children in her village poke fun at her enormous size, she reluctantly saves the village from a puma, using her magical ability to talk to plants and animals. Go Dona!
by Mini Grey
Traction man is not only a figure of a little's boy imagination, but a combat-boot-camouflage-space-suit wearing superhero always seeking a new adventure. His many adventures include overcoming evil pillows, poisonous dishcloths, and dastardly brooms. Fun!
by Joyce Sidman
Let your little duck know she's not the only creature who splishes and splashes in the bath! This series of poems describes the diverse lives of pond-dwellers and puddle-jumpers.
by Patricia C. McKissack and Onawumi Jean Moss
When Precious stays home from school with a stomachache (and her family leaves her all by herself!) she's haunted by the shape-shifting Pruella, the Boo Hag who makes visits in various disguises to convince Precious to let her in. Get your hag voice ready for this awesome read-aloud!
by John J. Muth
Three siblings are enlightened and offered a new outlook on the world thanks to their wise panda neighbor, Stillwater. One-by-one they visit their new friend and each story he shares highlights an aspect of the Zen way of life. And really, can't we all use a little more of that?