I've found that the best of these books spoke to my kids when they were pre-readers, but still continue to draw them back again and again, as they uncover more in the multilayered stories.
So without further ado, here are the Fitzgerald family's Top 5 Wordless
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
Bianca: How does it feel to see Strega Nona come to life in your new pop-up book, Brava, Strega Nona! A Heartwarming Pop-Up Book?
Tomie: It is so much fun to see Strega Nona’s world come to life in 3D. The Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota has done three Strega Nona full stage productions, so it isn’t the first time I’ve
seen Strega Nona come to life off the page, but this book is really so special. My favorite spread is the one of Big Anthony and the pasta.
The Children's Book Review
Published: November 26, 2008
Ten children's books picked for Thanksgiving, baby to teen:
My First Thanksgiving
by Tomie dePaola
Reading level: Baby-Preschool
Board book: 14 pages
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap (August 14, 2008)
Publisher's synopsis: The traditional celebration is clearly and simply explained in My First Thanksgiving with spare