"Rhyme and Poetry" Books to Help Babies Get Ready to Read

The Baby's Lap Book

The Baby's Lap BookThe Baby's Lap Book
by Kay Chorao
Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780525473305

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Classic compilations of nursery rhymes, poems, and lullabies, embellished with darling babies, children, imaginary characters, and animals. Now with exquisite new jackets by the ever-popular Chorao, these classics have a fresh look that is joyful, charming, and warm

 

 

 

Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry

Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry
by Jane Yolen
Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780763631413

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Sit back and savor a superb collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes to A. A. Milne. Greeting the morning, enjoying the adventures of the day, cuddling up to a cozy bedtime -- these are poems that highlight the moments of a toddler's world from dawn to dusk. Carefully gathered by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters and delightfully illustrated by Polly Dunbar, HERE'S A LITTLE POEM offers a comprehensive introduction to some remarkable poets, even as it captures a very young child's intense delight in the experiences and rituals of every new day.

 


This Little Piggy: Lap Songs, Finger Plays, Clapping Games, and Pantomime Rhymes [With CD]

This Little Piggy: Lap Songs, Finger Plays, Clapping Games, and Pantomime Rhymes
by Jane Yolen
Hardcover, English. ISBN: 9780763613488

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A timeless collection of more than 60 lap songs, finger plays, clapping games, and pantomime rhymes, this anthology comes with a bonus CD of 15 minutes of lively music arranged by Adam Stemple. Full color. You won't be able to resist acting out these dozens of rhymes and games for very young children - an endearing, annotated collection sure to become a family heirloom.