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Falling For Rapunzel
4.27
I love a good fractured fairytale, and Falling for Rapunzel ranks among my all-time favorites. High in her tower, Rapunzel has a hard time hearing wha...more
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Nov 27, 2011
 
Z Is for Moose
4.16
It's not often that an alphabet book makes for a good storytime readaloud, but Z Is for Moose is not your typically alphabet book.

Zebra is organizing...more
not set
Apr 29, 2012
 
Extra Yarn
4.05
In a dull, grey world, a little girl named Annabelle adds color and joy when she happens upon a box of yarn and starts knitting up sweaters. First for...more
not set
Apr 29, 2012
 
From Head to Toe
4.13
For storytime, Eric Carle is one of those authors that can seemingly do no wrong, and From Head to Toe is no exception. Through words and Carle's dist...more
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
 
Flotsam
4.32
David Wiesner once again proves that he doesn't need words to tell a good story, and earns another Caldecott while at it. When an underwater camera wa...more
not set
Jan 23, 2012
 
Shark vs. Train
3.97
Shark or Train, who would win. It's quite a conundrum. Shark totally wins the pie eating contest, but train wins the burping contest. But who will win...more
Jun 2010
Jun 01, 2010
 
Aaaarrgghh! Spider!
4.10
From the opening spread, which seems to be upside-down until you realize it's written from the point of view of a spider, you can tell this is going t...more
Jun 15, 2010
Jun 15, 2010
 
The Princess and the Pig
4.20
Everyone knows princesses are sweet, kind, and live happily ever after, "because that's what happens in storybooks," but what happens if a pig and a p...more
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Nov 27, 2011
 
The Napping House
4.24
When I was a kid, my grandma had a copy of The Napping House, and every time I visited, I had to read it, even when I was much "too old" (there's no s...more
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Nov 02, 2011
 
Rhyming Dust Bunnies
4.20
I can always count on Jan Thomas for a good storytime read and Rhyming Dust Bunnies is no exception. The illustrations are great, so bright and colorf...more
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Nov 02, 2011
 
Ten Naughty Little Monkeys
3.93
"Five Little Monkeys" is a standard at my storytimes, so everyone is familiar with the beginning of this book. However, it quickly takes off on it's o...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
Press Here
4.41
Brilliant! And it's not just fun, it's good practice for counting, color recognition, and even fine motor skills. As interactive as any app, but no ba...more
not set
Jan 28, 2012
 
Russell the Sheep
4.06
Poor Russell the Sheep has a bout of insomnia, and will try anything to get some sleep, but he keeps trying, optimistic that something will eventually...more
not set
Nov 27, 2011
 
Tuesday
4.21
Tuesday is not just any old day in David Wiesner's world. On this particular Tuesday evening, around eight, a peculiar thing begins to happen that per...more
not set
Jan 23, 2012
 
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?
4.07
You can't go wrong with of Jan Yolen's How do Dinosaurs... books. With their great illustrations and a healthy dose of silliness they are great storyt...more
Jul 27, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Dogs
4.02
Dog lovers of all sorts will appreciate the wide-range of dogs featured in this book, from frilly pink poodles, to tough bulldogs, or dogs dressed in...more
Jun 2010
Jun 01, 2010
 
Dancing Feet!
3.85
Guessing books are always a winner with the storytime crowd, and Dancing Feet is no exception. Through the fun collage illustrations, kids get a just...more
Jun 15, 2010
Jun 15, 2010
 
Guess Again!
4.14
A fun picture book that uses cleaver poems as clues that invite readers to guess what is on the following page, and as the title says, you'll most lik...more
not set
Dec 18, 2009
 
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
4.02
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime gives kids a great excuse to get loud as they help Dinosaur conquer everything from going down a big slide, to brushing his brigh...more
Jul 27, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Chicken, Chicken, Duck!
3.33
Kids love making animal noises, and this book is another excuse to get them squeaking, neighing, and of course, quacking. But this one is just a littl...more
not set
Mar 08, 2012
 
Bedtime for Mommy
3.93
Any parent who's had a child ask for "just five more minutes" before bedtime, beg for a glass of water, or want two stories before bed will enjoy this...more
not set
May 11, 2010
 
The Wide-Mouthed Frog: A Pop-Up Book
4.24
"I'm a wide-mouthed frog, and I eat flies!" said the wide-mouthed pop-up frog, sticking out his tongue. And he's curious to know what other animals ea...more
Aug 03, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Higher! Higher!
3.82
What kid on a swing doesn't want to be pushed "Higher! Higher." With so few words, this book is best for a one-on-one reading where a child can practi...more
Jun 29, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
 
Can You Make a Scary Face?
4.08
Can You Make a Scary Face is not a sit quietly and listen sort of book. It's a stand up, sit down, wiggle, and do-whatever-the-bossy-ladybug-tell-you-...more
Aug 03, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Here Comes the Big, Mean Dust Bunny!
4.00
If only the dust bunnies in my house were this much fun. Part bully story, part friendship story, and all fun, Thomas' dust bunnies are always a hit w...more
Jun 22, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
Lunch
3.83
With bright, bold, colors a very hungry mouse eats his way through a variety of produce for Lunch. A color clue and just a peak of the next fruit or v...more
Aug 10, 2010
Aug 11, 2010
 
The Seals on the Bus
3.90
I love a book you can sing, and this is one of my favorites, which I introduce after singing "Wheels on the bus." Completely silly, with fun illustrat...more
not set
Jul 08, 2010
 
A Boy and His Bunny
4.03
Though the illustrations are best close up, A Boy and His Bunny is still worth considering for a storytime with it's fun rhymes and outright silliness...more
Jul 13, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
We've All Got Bellybuttons!
4.02
Combining body parts and animals is always a sure bet with the storytime crowd. We've All Got Bellybuttons! will have the crowd stretching, clapping a...more
Jun 22, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
 
Chalk
4.21
This one isn't a storytime read-aloud. It's a wordless picture book. But the magic of chalk drawings in the park come to life without words. Grab your...more
not set
Nov 02, 2011
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