This week we are reading some great finds from our library:
As a group we never read poetry. The kids, with very different interests, would rather not. But after reading some great reviews about this book, I checked it out for myself and ended up reading it to the group every night. The book is about imaginary creatures that are part inanimate object and part animal. So far the kids’ favorite is the toadster, an animal that is part toad and part toaster who loves popping out toast from the top of its head.
It’s amazing how even as an adult you can rediscover your childhood by falling in love with children’s books. This was published the year I was born but I’ve never encountered books by Lobel until now.
Owl at Home is a collection of five stories about the adventures of Owl in his home. The kids loved reading about the silly character as he welcomed winter into his warm and cozy home one night, walked home with the moon, and others.
Owl at Home has been such a good fit with my family, I am finding as many books as I can by Lobel.