Kaplan's selection of big book sets provides informative lessons for story time reading. The colorful illustrations will help students develop their listening comprehension skills as they gather around the reading rug.
2 - 6 years. Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself. This story is filled with rhyme and repetition, perfect for enhancing phonemic awareness and developing early literacy. This skill building book introduces children to a variety of language sounds through an engaging story that is fun to read out loud. Big Book. 32 pages.
2 - 6 years. Eight classic children's books now available in big book format. Children enjoy the rhyming, cumulative tales accompanied by bouncy illustrations. Predictable tales allow children to develop important pre-reading skills.
This book has just one phrase per spread but is able to keep children's attention as you read the story. The bright, colorful pictures follow the process of planting and growing ingredients for a delicious homemade soup.
In big book format, join Greta, Signing Sam, and all the Critter Corner Friends as they learn to be grateful (agradecido) for the simple things in life. This beautifully illustrated book includes words to say in English and Spanish, as well as an illustrated guide to teach students selected ASL vocabulary. Also features the words and music for Greta's Grateful Song.
Come along with Silly Sally and her silly companions as they parade toward town in a most unusual way. Dance a jig with a pig, play leapfrog with a dog, and even sing a tune with a loon. Playful pictures and rollicking rhymes sweep listeners and readers along on Sally's journey.
2 - 6 years. Five classic children's books now available in big book format. Children enjoy the rhyming, cumulative tales accompanied by bouncy illustrations. Predictable tales allow children to develop important ore-reading skills.
This book exemplifies the qualities - rhythmic texts, repetivite words, dynamic illustrations, and engaging story lines - that make large-format books so useful in helping children to read and learn. Big book.
18 months - 2 years. When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is. Stunning illustrations from unique and striking perspectives capture the owls as they worry about their mother: What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Not surprisingly, a joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greets her return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones… More »
Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made. This terrific and suspenseful read-aloud picture book about friendship, sharing, and cookies can also be used to introduce basic math concepts to young children.