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! 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 by Mo Willems
Next time, when those little chicks warn you, you’ll listen!
Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds
What are the carrots up to?
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka
Not your grandmother’s fairy tales.
The 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 Everything by Elise Broach
No more stickers and lollipops—just real, live dinosaurs everywhere you go!
Me First! by Helen Lester
Sometimes it’s just best to be last.
He 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, Scissors by Drew Daywalt
You’ve played the game now read the legend about how it all began.
Who Wants a Hug? by Jeff Mack
Definitely not skunk.
And here are crafts to go with your stories - make something!