More lovely books on Friendship:
· Annie Bananie Leah Komaiko & Laura Cornell
A little girl recalls all the fun she’s had with her best friend, Annie Bananie, who’s moving away soon. This story is about the sweetness of real friendship and the bitterness of saying goodbye. (Age 3 & up)
· What’s Claude Doing? Dick Gackenbach
Claude is a dog who’s saying ‘no’ to eating the butcher’s bones, licking kids’ faces, sliding the snow, and chasing cats up the tree. “No, not today,” says Claude to his animal friend. What’s Claude doing? (Age 3 & up)
· Amos and Boris William Steig
Amos, a curious mouse, sets out on a sailing adventure but meets with an accident. He is saved by a big whale named Boris … (Age 5 & up)
· Metropolitan Cow Jim Egan
Bennett is a calf. He doesn’t have friends in his neighbourhood until a family of pigs moves in next door. However, in their town, cows and pigs do not play together … This story lets children learn that friendship should be non-discriminative. (Age 7 & up)
We have many animals on board our friend-ship this week! Hope everyone has a blast reading these stories. (Age recommendations are based on 'Read-along' ages.)
Grab My Button!
<div align="center"><a href="http://www.carryusoffbooks.com/blog.html" title="CarryUsOff Books" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.weebly.com/uploads/5/6/8/1/5681205/5653609_orig.jpg" alt="CarryUsOff Books" style="border:none;" /></a></div>
Hey, I'm Claudine. Welcome!
Want to know what children's stories can inspire & lead to?
by Kate Hanney
Really enjoyed the honest voice of this narrator ~ a teenager let down by his mother and the foster care system, and almost-picked up through his involvement with a gang.