Great Parents - Macomb Newsletter (English, Spanish)

Favorite Books

  • board books

  • books with photos of children

  • books that deal with bedtime

  • books about saying goodbye and hello

  • books with only a few words on each page

  • books with simple rhymes or predictable text, that they could memorize

  • animal books, vehicle books

  • books that tell simple stories

  • concept books about counting, the alphabet, shapes, opposites

  • books with favorite television characters

  • All books help a child develop and interest in books and reading and teach them how to handle a book and follow the words on the page

Baby Faces by Margaret Miller -  has pictures of other babies.

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow

Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin - teaches colors and has repetitive verses, predictable text.

Hand Hand Fingers Thumb by Al Perkins

Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear? By Bill Martin - has repetitive verses, predictable text.

Time for Bed by Mem Fox - helps baby hear the smaller sounds in words.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle - helps develop an interest in and enjoyment of books.

Books by author Sandra Boynton - develops enjoyment of books.

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