GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013 - (Page 40-41)

10 Best Story Books for Babies & Toddlers exceptional quality picture books that are perfect read-alouds for little ones ses inds of Kis i all K Tafur y by Nanc Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do you See? Slide and Find by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle BY Jan Parish “T here was one little baby who was born far away. And another who was born on the very next day. And both of these babies, as everyone knows, “Is he behind the door? Inside the clock? In the piano?” Little fingers can’t wait to open the flaps in this baby and toddler books can be overwhelming.There is too much to choose from, so look for these features: ƒ Bold pictures of a little one’s world inviting board book and find Spot, an adorable ƒ Sturdy lift-the-flaps puppy who hides in clever places. Eric Hill published ƒ Simple, short story and gifted picture book creators, Mem Fox and Helen this number one best-seller in 1980. Today, Spot’s ƒ Rhythm and rhyme (that capture your little one’s Oxenbury, celebrates babies around the world. With adventures remain popular interactive books for babies bouncy, rhyming text, this delightful story is comforting and toddlers. had ten little fingers and ten little toes.” Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, by beloved and just right to read aloud at bedtime. Another favorite storybook for little ones is Where’s Spot, by Eric Hill. “Where’s Spot?” 40 GRAND MAY JUNE 2013 Quality picture books that make children laugh, wrig- love for words) Here (on pages 41-43) are 10 of the best baby and gle, and jiggle and teach them something new every toddler storybooks. These stories with their familiar time they open the cover are gems. They are written themes, playful rhyming words, and stunning artwork and illustrated for that purpose. But looking for good will capture your grandchildren’s hearts. MAY JUNE 2013 GRAND 41

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013
Slaying Dragons
You’ve Come a Long Way, Granny
Electrical Safety
Let’s Pretend
The Grandest Gift
Born Free’s Virginia McKenna
My Aging Brain
Judy Cockerton: Foster parent and innovator
10 Best Story Books for Babies & Toddlers
Grand Expectations
Fun Toys for Kids of All Ages
Annuities Simplified
News, Products, Tips, and Resources for Today’s Grandparents
Sure Cure for Senior-Time Blues
It’s a Wonderful Life
When a Child Is Removed from the Parents’ Home

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013