Children books I have read to my children

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Curious George | Margret and H.A. Rey

Summary: First published in 1941, Curious George is an orphaned monkey in Africa. It tells of his many adventures with the man with a yellow hat who brings him back to America. As is name suggests his curiosity gets him into a lot of trouble. There has been over 25 million copes and several different languages. A move was made in 2006. 

Recommendation: Fun books of adventure and lessons learned from being curious. George is an adorable money that children love to find out what trouble he can get into next and how it gets out of it, fun for preschoolers. The illustrations are life like considering they were done in 1941. 

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Berenstain Bears | Stan and Jan Berenstain

Summary: The Berenstain Bears are a series of books first published in 1962 about a family of grizzly bears who have human traits. In a fun and happy way they give moral and safety related lesson on all there books. There have been 260 million copies printed in 26 languages and 2 TV series. 

Recommendation: These books are recommended for kindergarten thru second grade. They are very good stories that show the ups and downs of family life through the family of a grizzly bear. Fun stuff and very well illustrated. 

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The Cat in the Hat | Dr Seuss

Summary: One of my favorite children authors. Cat in the Hat is only one of his many 60 books that have been printed in over 222 million copies and 15 languages. Your child’s library isn’t complete without several of his book. A story of an eccentric human like cat who visits two children while they’re home alone and the trouble that follows. 

Recommendation: Such a fun book to read to a child with all it’ silliness it’s one of my favorite Dr Seuss books. Being the most popular children’s author all is books or a must read especially for pre-school children. 

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