Reviews and Blog Posts: Early Literacy: Vocabulary

Roundup at the Palace

by Kathleen Cook Waldron

A cute story of an escaped bull to share with your kids during Stock Show time, or any time! Zack and his dad are on the way to the National Western Stock Show with Buck the Bull when they have to detour through downtown Denver. Buck gets loose, and into...

Minette's feast : the delicious story of Julia Child and her cat

by Susanna Reich

DPL Rating:
5

This lovely picture book introduces kids to Julia Child via her cat, Minette. Wonderful vocabulary (including lots of French words--pronunciation guide in the back), beautiful illustrations by Amy Bates, and even  great Afterword and Notes sections talking about source. This book will delight anyone who is interested in cats, food,...

Mouse mess

by Linnea Asplind Riley

DPL Rating:
0

This mischievous mouse appears after the family has gone to bed and disappears as they appear in the morning. During the night, he makes a HUGE MESS in the kitchen. Can you name all the different foods he has spilled? What will happen when the family wakes up? This is...

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