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The Complete Winnie-the-Pooh
4.43
really liked it
Nico may have wanted to read Curious George, since he plays with his monkey stuffed animal now, but "we" decided to read about Winnie-the-Pooh due to ...more
Oct 23, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
Treasury of Mother Goose Rhymes
4.06
really liked it
Many new rhymes (or I don't recall them) and some good old favorites from my youth. Nico is starting to be aware of his surroundings, holding his head ...more
Sep 10, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
4.31
liked it
The stories considered "Classics" from the Grimm tales, are so for good reason. I started reading this book to Nico in October 2011 as the last book ( ...more
Dec 22, 2012
Jun 03, 2009
 
365 Stories and Rhymes for Boys
4.08
liked it
Still love the classics and rhyming poetry. Nico's favorites were "I Hear Thunder", "Peter Piper" and "The Three Little Pigs". Nico actually smiles an ...more
Nov 30, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
 
The Wizard of Oz
3.98
really liked it
Can I say anything more about this classic that hasn't already been said or written? I guess I should have limited my readings of illustrated, abridge ...more
Dec 23, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
A Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen
4.26
liked it
Nico and I tackled most of these 72 classic tales together -- well, I read and he listened, most of the time. :) It took us nearly half of the year of ...more
Dec 25, 2010
Jun 03, 2009
 
Charlotte's Web
4.15
really liked it
Yes, I read it as a kid, but I am now reading it outloud to Nico. This is his first book (outside the womb). I thought the story of a little runt pig, ...more
Aug 27, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
Baby Sign Language Basics: Early Communication for Hearing Babies and Toddlers, Original Diaper Bag Edition
3.93
liked it
Great little book. We are teaching Nico about 5-8 signs right now, but I think I have memorized nearly all of the 60 signs included in this book, as w ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 07, 2010
 
James and the Giant Peach
4.00
liked it
2017: Read to the boys at bedtimes. They liked it a lot, even it Teo fell asleep at times.
2009: Started reading this story aloud, with voices, at bedt
...more
Jul 12, 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
Treasure Island
3.82
liked it
Great earlier use of dialect in dialogue. Simple, linear narrative of treachery on the high seas, told from a boy's perspective. Overall, I found myse ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Jun 03, 2009
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