Favorite Books for the Summer

The St. Louis Public Library’s summer reading club theme for 2017 is “Just READ!”  In honor of that, here are a few of my favorite books to read this summer.

Moo!Moo! by David LaRochelle

It’s only one word but, boy, does it communicate a lot! Watch out for cows!

That Is Not A Good Idea!That Is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems

Next time, when those little chicks warn you, you’ll listen!

Creepy Carrots!Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds

What are the carrots up to?

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid TalesThe Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

Not your grandmother’s fairy tales.

The Day the Crayons QuitThe Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Duncan’s crayons are fed up and they’re not going to take it anymore!

When Dinosaurs Came With EverythingWhen Dinosaurs Came with Everything by Elise Broach

No more stickers and lollipops—just real, live dinosaurs everywhere you go!

Me FirstMe First! by Helen Lester

Sometimes it’s just best to be last.

He Came With the CouchHe Came With the Couch by David Slonim

Who’s the blue dude?  I don’t know, he came with the couch!

The Legend of Rock Paper ScissorsThe Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt

You’ve played the game now read the legend about how it all began.

Who Wants A Hug?Who Wants a Hug? by Jeff Mack

Definitely not skunk.


And here are crafts to go with your stories - make something!

Rockin’ Art


Creepy Carrots



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