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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together
You Read to Me, I'll Read to You
Very Short Stories to Read Together
School & Library      ISBN: 0316363502
Here's a book with something new - you read to me I'll read to you We'll read each page to one another - you'll read one side, I the other.

A unique book 'in two voices' that uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, repetition, short sentences) to invite young children to read along with an adult. Each of the twelve short stories fit on one spread and features childlike themes - family, friendship, pets and seasons. With clear, color-coded typography and amusing illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain.
Biscuit
Biscuit
Paperback      ISBN: 0064442128

Snuggle up at bedtime or anytime with Biscuit, the very first book about everyone's favorite little yellow puppy.

It's time for bed, but Biscuit doesn't want to sleep Before Biscuit gets into bed he wants one more snack, one more story, one more kiss. Will he ever go to sleep? Woof, woof

This familiar bedtime drama is a My First I Can Read book, perfect for shared reading at bedtime and makes for a lovely gift to new parents. Children love the warmth of the Biscuit stories, which have helped introduce generations of boys and girls to the joy of reading.

This book was inspired by the author's daughter, who loved to dog-sit their neighbor's huge golden retriever Woof, woof

Danny and the Dinosaur
Danny and the Dinosaur
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440028

Syd Hoff's comical, charming illustrations will delight readers young and old alike in this beloved classic I Can Read about a boy and his best friend, a dinosaur.

Danny loves dinosaurs When he sees one at the museum and says, It would be nice to play with a dinosaur, a voice answers, And I think it would be nice to play with you. So begins Danny and the Dinosaur's wonderful adventures together. For Danny and his prehistoric playmate, even the most everyday activities become extraordinary, like finding a big-enough place to hide a dinosaur in a game of hide-and-seek. But Danny can teach an old dinosaur new tricks. It's the most fun this dinosaur has had in a hundred million years

Originally published over 50 years ago, this beloved classic is a Level 1 I Can Read that is perfect for the beginning reader learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.

Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394831292
The possibilities are endless in Dr. Seuss's classic Beginner Book--the perfect gift for grads, from kindergarten to college

Young readers will delight in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think which celebrates the imagination and encourages young readers to think . . . about thinking "Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the Thinks you can think up if only you try."

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
The Tooth Book
The Tooth Book
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375810390

A classic work by Dr. Seuss writing as Theo. LeSieg, with new illustrations by Joe Mathieu, about who has teeth, who doesn't, and how to keep the ones you have

Little Bear's Friend
Little Bear's Friend
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440516

NEW FRIENDS

One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad--until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away

Is It Hanukkah Yet?
Is It Hanukkah Yet?
Paperback      ISBN: 037580286x

" Is it Hanukkah yet?"
" Not yet. We have to wait for the sun to set "
Families who celebrate Hanukkah will recognize this familiar refrain. And what better way to make the wait go faster than to read this sweet family story about how one very enthusiastic little girl awaits the holiday? Kids will find their favorite songs, games, and traditions in this early reader that captures the joy and warmth of the Festival of Lights.

Mouse Soup
Mouse Soup
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440419

Another sweet bedtime story about Mouse, from Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books.

Weasel is ready for his dinner, and poor Mouse is it. Can Mouse stop Weasel from serving up mouse soup for supper? The clever mouse tells the weasel four stories to make the soup tasty--then manages to trick the weasel and get home safely.

Arnold Lobel's Mouse Soup is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

Mouse Tales
Mouse Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440133

Another sweet, classic bedtime tale from Arnold Lobel, the beloved author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor and Caldecott Honor award-winning Frog and Toad books.

When Papa's seven little mouse boys ask for a bedtime story, Papa does even better than that--he tells seven stories, one for each boy

Arnold Lobel's Mouse Tales is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

Little Bear
Little Bear
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440044

Celebrate the timeless warmth of a mother's love with the very first ever I Can Read book

Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday.

This classic from Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak was written in 1957 and remains as beloved today as it was then. An ALA Notable Children's Book, this Level One I Can Read is full of warm and lovingly playful stories that are perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.