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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The Busy Little Squirrel

"The Busy Little Squirrel" by Nancy Tafuri

"Leaves were falling. The air was getting cold. It was time for Squirrel to get ready for winter. 'Squeak, squeak,' said Mouse. 'Will you nibble a pumpkin with us?'  But squirrel couldn't...He was so busy!"

Read about all of the animals who want to play with squirrel, but he had to turn them all down. He was storing up fruits and nuts for a long winter.

Nancy Tafuri's illustrations capture a childlike view of nature and all it's beauty. You can find a copy of this book in hard cover or board book

Fall Leaves

"Fall Leaves" by Liesbet Slegers is a board book about fall related things including leaves, nuts, and acorns and clothing like scarves, raincoats, and boots.

"This is my raincoat and these are my boots. With my raincoat and my boots on, I'll stay warm and dry as I play outside in the fall breeze! This is the rain and this is an umbrella. Drip-drop drip-drop says the cool rain, but I stay nice and dry under my umbrella.!"

This is a short and cute little board book perfect for anytime during the fall season for your toddler or preschool age child.