Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A Bad Case of...

...Stripes! That's a book by David Shannon. It seems that everyone is either sick, has been sick, or is wondering when it will be his/her turn. Get some sympathy with one of these books:
Chicken Soup by Jean Van Leeuwen
Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson
What's Claude Doing? by Dick Gackenbach
Don't You Feel Well, Sam? by Amy Hest
Imogene's Antlers by David Small
How do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? by Jane Yolen
Mr. Putter and Tabby Catch the Cold by Cynthia Rylant

Monday, November 9, 2009

Farm Fresh

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, perhaps this is a good time to help your kids learn where their food comes from. Try one of these fresh picks:

Tuttles's Red Barn: The Story of America's Oldest Family Farm by Richard Michelson
Our Farm: Four Seasons with Five Kids on One Family's Farm by Michael Rosen
Apples and Pumpkins both by Jacqueline Farmer
Ice Cream: The Full Scoop, The Vegetables We Eat, and Corn all by Gail Gibbons
All in Just One Cookie by Susan E. Goodman
Extra Cheese, Please!: Mozzarella's Journey from Cow to Pizza by Cris Peterson
Pick, Pull, Snap!: Where Once a Flower Bloomed by Lola M. Schaefer

Then checkout our assortment of cookbooks or go to Spatulatta: Cooking for Kids Online at http://spatulatta.com for a slew of kid friendly healthy and appetizing recipes.