A New House for Mouse
A hungry mouse is determined to find the perfect house for her oversize apple in this funny, vibrantly illustrated story with die-cut surprises.
One morning Mouse finds an enormous apple and decides that she really must take it inside. But her burrow is too small — so she sets out in search of a new, bigger house and an owner who's willing to share. Will she ever find a bur
Watercolor and cut paper illustrations with die-cuts make for a great read aloud for PreK.
Embellish the story with actions such as hand-over-hand pulling a rope (page 3)and slapping knees making a running sound (p.19).
Encourage children to guess what might be hiding in the next "hole". Will it be scary? Will it be nice? Will it be silly?
This is call "dialogic reading" (having a dialogue between the reader and the listener).
"Dialogic reading works. Children who have been read to dialogically are subst...more