We've enjoyed some FIAR style units over the years and can definitely see the value in the 5 A Day philosophy.
Whilst C has his favourite books we haven't made a conscious effort to tackle reading the same books everyday for 5 straight days. Now we are :-)
Bunny My Honey is a delightful little story of a 'toddler' bunny that wanders off, whilst playing with his special friends and finds himself lost. It has just enough sadness and fear in the story to engage the feelings of being lost with the child, without it being scary.
Beneath the magic of the moon, cats dream and cows croon and Mr Raccoon serenades Ms O. Possum with a simple tune, called Everyone Loves The Moon. A celebration of the moon's enchantment, full of romance and humour. (taken from the back cover) This story will have you singing along with Mr Raccoon!
Shoe Cottage is a twist on the nursery rhyme, The Old Woman That Lived In A Shoe and Jack in the Beanstalk. All of the characters from both entwine when the shoe is in need of repair, a giagantic repair. At first glance the giant may seem slightly intimidating but the reader quickly realises that he is a friendly caring fellow.
That's Not My Dragon, a simply rhythmic, touchy feely board book (could only find a spanish image) from Usborne. They have a whole range in this serious and I think they are fabulous. It won't be long before our days of reading board books will be over :-( A little mouse on a journey to find his dragon.
Who Sank The Boat: Beside the sea, on Mr Peffer's place, there lived a cow, a donkey, a sheep, a pig, and a tiny little mouse. One warm sunny morning, for no particular reason, they decided to go for a row in the bay... (Taken from the back cover)
This is an hilarious story and perfect for a wide variety of ages, repetitve text and questioning for the reader, ensures you are engaged with this little gem.
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