Jack and Jill went up the hill,

To fetch a pail of water;

Jack fell down

And broke his crown,

And Jill came tumbling after. 

I can't think of a better way to explore rhythm and rhyme with a young child than sharing a collection of Mother Goose rhymes. 

I have many favor...

May 4, 2018

Readers of this page will not be surprised that I am not a fan of using computers, tablets, or phones for reading to or with children. But in case you need more information to convince you, take a look at these articles. 

All the more reason to

Turn it off. 

Turn a p...

"Nothing ever happens here.

None of my friends come to play.

I am the most bored boy in the world."

"The lively, direct language of this re-telling of a fable makes it fun to read aloud. A story that begins, "I am so bored" and "Nothing ever happens here" hints at the act...




"Guess how much I love you," he said. 

"Oh, I don't think I could guess that,"

said Big Nutbrown Hare.

"This much," said Little Nutbrown Hare,

stretching out his arms as wide

as they could go.

A far as books about love go, this one