The soft watercolor illustrations and simple rhymes make this gentle lullaby come to life. Your children will love hearing different ways mothers throughout the animal kingdom say goodnight to their babies.
Mr. Gilly, the trash man, cleans up the town with his trash truck. With the chorus, "Dump it in, smash it down, drive around the trashy town!" and lively illustrations, this book will have the whole family looking forward to trash day.
Your child can follow the big red truck on its long journey to make a very important delivery. This wordless book provides the perfect opportunity for families and children to create their own story or talk about the different vehicles on each page. Caldecott Honor, 1981
There are so many different ways to explore water. One little boy splashes in rain puddles, fishes with Dad, and drinks a cool, refreshing glass of water. Your child will love this book's simple pictures and melodic rhyming text.
All children deal with separation anxiety at some point in their lives, particularly if they are just starting day care. This reassuring book takes a look at how one toddler copes with working parents. Helpful tips about separation and transitions are included in the back.
When Sophie gets angry, she feels like she is going to explode. She lets out a roar, cries a little, and runs into her backyard. After some time alone, she feels better. This book illustrates how one child deals with this universal emotion. Try reading and talking to your little one about what she does when she gets really, really angry. Caldecott Honor, 2000