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Melaniee's Avatar Melaniee 11:48 PM 10-18-2010
We prefer to do their storytime separately, but it's not always possible. Ds seems to feel cheated if we do a short picture book of Dd's, and Dd obviously isn't ready to hear most of his stories. We tried the Wind in the Willows and she was bored too easily and couldn't sit through more than a couple of pages.

Any ideas?

boatbaby's Avatar boatbaby 09:49 AM 10-19-2010
What about...

The Lighthouse Family books by Cynthis Rylant
Thornton Burgess Animal Stories
My Father's Dragon trilogy
Mio, My Son by Astrid Lindgren (or the Pippi books)
MariposaMami's Avatar MariposaMami 02:40 AM 10-21-2010
My children, 4 boys ages 8, 7, 5, and 4, and two girls ages 2 1/2 and newborn, enjoy the Raggedy Ann and Andy stories. You can easily get them from the library. They are so fun to read. I even love them! The first Raggedy book my husband and I read to them was Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land. It was fun and we could read a chapter a night. If your local library doesn't have it, Amazon.com might HERE: http://www.amazon.com/Raggedy-Ann-Cookie-Land-Classic/dp/0689850964
E.V. Lowi's Avatar E.V. Lowi 04:40 AM 10-21-2010
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Originally Posted by MariposaMami View Post
My children, 4 boys ages 8, 7, 5, and 4, and two girls ages 2 1/2 and newborn, enjoy the Raggedy Ann and Andy stories. You can easily get them from the library. They are so fun to read. I even love them! The first Raggedy book my husband and I read to them was Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land. It was fun and we could read a chapter a night. If your local library doesn't have it, Amazon.com might HERE: http://www.amazon.com/Raggedy-Ann-Cookie-Land-Classic/dp/0689850964

We love these books too! Also Richard Scarry's Busy town books.
http://www.amazon.com/Busy-Town-Gian.../dp/0307168034
Melaniee's Avatar Melaniee 05:17 AM 10-23-2010
Thank you for the recommendations, ladies!
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