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Use active story reading to grow your child’s language. Add an explanation, point out details in the pictures, or make a connection from the book to your child’s experience or knowledge.

Pancakes for Breakfast

Story Summary A little old lady wakes up one morning and decides to make pancakes for breakfast, but finds it isn’t so easy. This nearly wordless book by Tomie DePaola has clever pictures with just the right amount of detail to keep the story...

Charlie Needs a Cloak

Charlie Needs a Cloak

Story Summary Charlie is a shepherd who clearly needs a new cloak. Charlie makes a plan, carries out each step in the proper season, and finally wears his beautiful new cloak.

Baby Love

Baby Love

Story Summary Baby Love is a collection of quick peeks at a baby’s day through the eyes of love. Simple text and big pictures make Baby Love an easy-to-share book with the baby you love.

The Turnip

Story Summary Badger Girl is amazed to find an enormous turnip in the garden, but how will they ever pull it out of the ground? Who can do the job?

Hot Dog, Cold Dog

Story Summary This board book with a child-friendly rhyme creates fun, new ways to think about dogs with big, bright pictures that bring the short phrases to life. 

A Ball for Daisy

Story Summary A  dog and her favorite red ball are inseparable. Daisy loves her ball–she plays with it and sleeps with it.  But what happens when Daisy’s beloved toy is accidentally broken? This wordless book shares the universal...

Jump, Frog, Jump!

Story Summary Full of animals, action, and colorful pictures, Jump, Frog, Jump! is for listening, talking, and moving. A simple repeated phrase keeps toddlers and preschoolers  involved in the action of this story.

The Lion & the Mouse

Story Summary This wordless book retells the classic Aesop’s fable, but with an African setting. A mouse accidentally disturbs the quiet of a lion and expects to get eaten, but is released unharmed by the lion. The mouse remembers this...