"A library book, I imagine, is a happy book." Cornelia Funke

"Everything puts me in mind of a story." Ben Franklin

Thursday, October 22, 2009

"What's your name?" Family Storytime

Tonight, we are doing stories about and including proper names. We will use:

  • Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name by Tedd Arnold

  • My Cat Jack by Patricia Casey

  • Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

  • Let George Do It! by George Foreman

  • Daisy is a Mommy by Lisa Koppler

  • There Are Cats in This Book by Vivian Schwartz (We will name the cats, despite of the fact that they are named on the jacket flap)

  • The Thing That Bothered Farmer Brown by Teri Sloat , Illus. by Nadine Bernard Westcott

  • Sixteen Cows by Lisa Wheeler, Illus. by Kurt Cyrus (Mudskipper! Sissy Nell! Sassafras! Maisie Bell...)

We will also say:

Higgelty, wiggelty, bumblebee

who can say their name for me?(child says name)

let's all say it (name)

Let's clap and say it (name)

Let's whisper it (name)

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