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Like a Windy Day

Like a Windy Day

Click the book above to hear the story. "The wind is powerful and stormy, mischievous and unpredictable. In this magical story, a young girl goes soaring, tumbling, and twirling on her own exciting windy-day adventure." - Amazon Sunshine House Preschool Helping you to...

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My Shadow

My Shadow

Click the book above to hear the story. "Inside, outside, climbing up the stairs, or jumping into bed, your shadow may be following you! He may even be one step ahead as you run down the street! Complete with a cast of the whole family, a cat, a dog, and a teddy, this...

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Bears in a Band

Bears in a Band

Click the book above to hear the story. "The little bears pick up their instruments and play a noisy song. They don’t care if the notes are wrong! But uh-oh, Big Brown Bear is fast asleep. Will their lively music wake him up? A small moment of trepidation segues into...

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How Do I Love You

How Do I Love You

Click the book above to hear the story. "A rhyming story about a parent's unlimited love for a child--in the same format as the bestselling book I Love You Through and Through, and with pictures by the same illustrator. "How do I love you? Let me count the ways. I...

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Jayde the Jaybird

Jayde the Jaybird

Click the book above to hear the story. "Jayde is an adorable jaybird with a tiny left wing and a big voice. Although it’s not easy keeping up with the others, it doesn’t stop her from doing what she loves...singing. But Jayde is too shy to share her voice with her...

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Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, too?

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, too?

Click the book above to hear the story. "From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes a reassuring tale of a mother’s love for her child.  Does a Kangaroo a Mother, Too? answers curious kids who...

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A Color of his Own

A Color of his Own

Click the book above to hear the story. "Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. Only the chameleon has no color of his own. He is purple like the heather, yellow like a lemon, even black and orange striped like a tiger! Then one day a chameleon has an idea to remain one...

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Sitting in my box

Sitting in my box

Click the book above to hear the story. "What happens when a boy with a book, a tall giraffe, an old gray elephant, a big baboon, a grumpy lion, and a hippopotamus try to squeeze into one tiny cardboard box? Ask the flea! Playful cartoon-like illustrations by Jon Agee...

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star " Iza Trapani takes the earliest readers on a journey across the night sky. With playful verse and bright illustrations Iza Trapani introduces us to our irresistible young heroine as she wishes upon a mischievous, twinkling star. Granting...

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Read Aloud  "If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he'll ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache,...

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Guinea Pig Party

Guinea Pig Party

Guinea Pig Party Read Aloud "Count from 10 and back again with the sweetest-ever guinea pigs! The guinea pigs are having a party, and like many children’s birthday parties, things aren’t going perfectly. But in the end everyone has a good time and the party is a...

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When I Was Five

When I Was Five

When I Was Five Read Aloud "When Jeremy was five he wanted to be an astronaut or a cowboy--or both. And he had a best friend named Mark. But now he's six and wants to be a major-league baseball player or a deep-sea diver. Jeremy knows things change as you grow up, but...

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Turkey Trouble

Turkey Trouble

Turkey Trouble Read Aloud "Turkey is in trouble. Bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it's almost Thanksgiving . . . and you're the main course. But Turkey has an idea--what if he doesn't look like a turkey? What if he looks like another animal instead? After many...

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Laughing Giraffe

Laughing Giraffe

Laughing Giraffe Read Aloud "In the days long ago, Giraffe was the noisiest animal on the Great African Plain. He shouted a lot and he laughed all the time. This is the story of how the littlest Egret proved to Laughing Giraffe that you don't need to be loud to be...

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Ten Little Fish

Ten Little Fish

Ten Little Fish Read Aloud "An undersea counting book that's full of the same vivid imagery and fun story elements that have made their alphabet books so successful!" Amazon  Author: Audrey Wood   Sunshine House Preschool Helping you to help your child lead their...

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I Dream of an Elephant

I Dream of an Elephant

I Dream of An Elephant Read Aloud "I Dream of an Elephant takes readers through a wondrous world where they will encounter elephants of many colorful shades that sing, dance, and play. Each page's descriptive sing–song text leaves out the last word, allowing little...

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Leaves

Leaves

Leaves "This simple, charming story of a young bear's first autumn. Bear is surprised when the leaves start falling off the trees, but when he tries to reattach them, it doesn't work. Eventually, he gets sleepy, and burrows into the fallen leaves for a long nap. When...

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Dinosaur Roar

Dinosaur Roar

Dinosaur Roar Dinosaur Roar! Authors: Henrietta and Paul Stickland  "A modern classic" with "rhyming text and eye-catching illustrations" A fun way to introduce dinosaurs to preschoolers. "Every dinosaur is accurately depicted and the book carries the endorsement of...

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The Crunching Munching Caterpillar

The Crunching Munching Caterpillar

The Crunching Munching Caterpillar "Caterpillar wants to do more than just munch his way through the blackberry bush--he wants to fly like Butterfly, Bumblebee, and Sparrow, and after a long dreamy nap, he finds that now he really can!"  Author: Sheridan Cain  ...

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The Very Stubborn Centipede

The Very Stubborn Centipede

The Very Stubborn Centipede A strong wiled, curious many-legged creature is the main character in this rhyming story. "A centipede latches onto the unsuspecting toe of a woman who tries in vain to make him leave. The antics of the woman and the stubborn centipede are...

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Read Aloud "A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with...

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Bring on the Birds

Bring on the Birds

Bring on the Birds Read Aloud "Brightly colored, richly textured illustrations and an energetic rhyming text introduce young readers to distinctive birds and their unique qualities. From the Blue-footed Booby to the Red-billed Oxpecker, the breadth of bird life...

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All Monkeys Love Bananas

All Monkeys Love Bananas

All Monkeys Love Bananas Read Aloud "All monkeys love bananas—don’t they? This adorable and humorous picture book features a poor monkey who just can’t bear the sight of one more piece of the yellow fruit."   Sunshine House Preschool Helping you to help your...

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In My New Yellow Shirt

In My New Yellow Shirt

In My New Yellow Shirt Read Aloud "When a little boy gets a plain yellow shirt for his birthday, his friend Sam thinks it's a very ordinary gift. But the birthday boy has other ideas. Before long, he has transformed himself into many wonderful yellow things. In this...

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Bear Sees Colors

Bear Sees Colors

Bear Sees Colors Read Aloud "Colors, colors everywhere! Can you find colors just like Bear? Karma Wilson’s playful text and Jane Chapman’s adorable illustrations creatively introduce colors to the youngest Bear fans, who will delight in discovering a rainbow of fun."...

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There was a Coyote that swallowed a Flea

There was a Coyote that swallowed a Flea

There was a Coyote that swallowed a Flea Read Aloud "There was a coyote who swallowed a flea, Plucked from his knee, that tickly flea. Yippee-o-Ki-Yee! Skinny ol' Coyote delights readers of all ages as he swallows his way through this delicious southwestern-flavored...

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If you give a dog a donut

If you give a dog a donut

If you give a dog a donut Read Aloud "If you give a dog a donut, he’ll ask for some apple juice to go with it. When you give him the juice, he’ll drink it all up. Then, before you can say “woof” . . . Dog is off on a backyard adventure!"   Sunshine House...

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Beach House

Beach House

Beach House Read Aloud "A funny and heartfelt celebration of family, vacations, and the joy of the sea, Deanna Caswell and Amy June Bates capture the essence of summer—building sand castles, jumping the waves, and watching the stars come out after a long day at the...

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We All Go Traveling By

We All Go Traveling By

We All Go Traveling By Read Aloud "All aboard! This rhythmic I-spy journey to school through various landscapes, is the perfect introduction to colors, modes of transportation, and of course, music! "   Sunshine House Preschool Helping you to help your child lead...

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The Night Before Summer Vacation

The Night Before Summer Vacation

The Night Before Summer Vacation Read Aloud "A little girl and her family are getting ready to go on vacation . . . or at least they are trying to. In the effort to pack everything that will be needed, there's bound to be something overlooked, and what that is...

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The Very Greedy Bee

The Very Greedy Bee

The Very Greedy Bee Read Aloud "MINE! That's what the very greed bee says to anyone who asks him to share. While all the other bees work hard to clean the hive and make honey, the very greedy bee spends all of his time gobbling pollen and guzzling nectar. One day he...

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The Busy Little Squirrel

The Busy Little Squirrel

The Busy Little Squirrel Read Aoud Author Nancy Tafuri story has "all the charming features of the fall season, this sweetly illustrated story features country animals, pumpkins, leaves, apples and other signs of autumn....  Will the busy squirrel ever slow down?"...

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Tiny Little Fly

Tiny Little Fly

Tiny Little Fly Read Aloud "A stunning, bold and funny picture book for the very young."  Author Laureate Michael Rosen and illustrator Kevin Waldron. "My oh my! Big elephant tramping, big hippo rolling, big tiger snatching, but off flies the fly... "   Sunshine...

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My Heart is like a Zoo

My Heart is like a Zoo

My Heart is Like a Zoo Read Aloud In this story we "will learn that a heart can be hopeful, silly, happy, rugged, snappy, or lonely. A heart holds every different feeling, and author-artist Michael Hall captures each one with his bold, graphic artwork. An ideal...

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Pete the Cat

Pete the Cat

Pete the Cat Read Aloud   In this book Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy—nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along. Fans of Pete the Cat will love watching him take...

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