"Me hungry!" the boy pleads. "Me busy," say his preoccupied mom and dad. So the boy decides to go hunting, setting his sights on an elusive rabbit, a prickly porcupine, a too-mean tiger, and finally, a like-minded mammoth who’s more than ...more
Early Literacy Skills:
Also, available as a board book.
This is a cute and simple story about a prehistoric boy who is really hungry. His parents ignore his requests and he goes off to find something to eat. It teaches about independence and friendship.
This story is very simple and easy to read. It can be used for any age group; babies through preschoolers. It isn't too wordy and can be read rather quickly. Children will really enjoy it and might even participate while being read to.
I absolutely loved it!
This goes well with This Orq! by David Elliot. We did a "cave paintings" telling the story of our day in story time. It was really fun. ...more
Another winner from Jeremy Tankard! ...more
A cave person family is busy but their son is hungry. And finds his own way to solve his dilemma.
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It's unfortunate that the author defaulted to reinforcing traditional gender stereotypes in this book (and enough with the white cavepeople, please), but the art is cute and it can be a fun call-and-response bedtime story for preschoolers....more