Posts Tagged ‘Ages 2-6.’

Peter’s Chair

Friday, February 13th, 2009
written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats
Peter’s world turns upside down with the arrival of his new baby sister, Susie. The only thing that’s not painted pink is his old chair. Peter decides to run away, but it doesn’t take him long to realize that growing up has its advantages. Recommended for ages 2-6.

The Aunts Go Marching

Thursday, February 5th, 2009
written and illustrated by Maurie J. Manning
A twist on the traditional song, a young girl leads a procession of “aunts” on a trip downtown in the rain. The pictures are fresh and inventive, and it is a joy to sing along with the rhyming text. Recommended for ages 2-6.

The Snowman

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs
When a young boy builds a snowman in his front yard, it unexpectedly comes to life. The boy shows his snowman around his home, and in return, the snowman takes the boy on a magical journey to the North Pole. This story without words has become a classic Christmas tale and was even made into a short film. Recommended for ages 2-6.