Reading aloud to young children is crucially important because it develops their vocabulary, imagination, love of reading, understanding of cause and effect, and moral sense. The read-aloud titles below are core texts in CHC Lesson Plans for Preschool (pg. 8) and CHC Lesson Plans for Kindergarten (pg. 9) as part of the preschool and kindergarten “Foundations in Literature” course.
Where to Purchase? Go online @ chcweb.com/Preschool and chcweb.com/Kindergarten for direct links to purchase these books from affordable sources. Preschool My Book House: In the Nursery ISBN: 9780486499062 Bedtime Stories Kindergarten My Book House: Story Time ISBN: 9780486499079 The Adventures of Peter Cottontail ISBN: 9780486492094 Aesop’s Fables for Children ISBN: 9780486846392 by Thornton Burgess ISBN: 9780486491899
My Book House: In the Nursery This volume of the acclaimed My Book House series compiles over 350 beloved nursery rhymes, chants, and children’s poems. Illustrated in color and black and white. 224 pgs. Softcover. 7"×10"
Bedtime Stories by Thornton Burgess Twenty beloved stories of Peter Cottontail, Mrs. Quack, Jimmy Skunk, and other woodland friends. Charmingly illustrated in color and black and white. 112 pgs. Softcover. 8¼"×11"
My Book House: Story Time Readers of all ages will delight in the tales and verse in this volume. Illustrated in color and black and white. 224 pgs. Softcover. 7"×10"
The Adventures of Peter Cottontail by Thornton Burgess
Aesop’s Fables for Children More than 130 of Aesop’s beloved fables with full-color illustrations. 112 pgs. Softcover. 8¼"×11"
In timeless tales of woodland whimsy, Thornton Burgess recounts the exploits of Reddy Fox, Peter Cottontail, and Grandfather Frog. Illustrated in black and white. 368 pgs. Hardcover. 5"×8"