20 August 2008

Kid Lit for all occasions

When coveting a shapelier corpus: "Gertrude McFuzz" (find it in Yertle the Turtle)

When dealing with a difficult person: A Bargain For Frances

When unsure if it's you or the rest of the world that has gone insane: The Talking Turnip

When thinking you've got it rough making all these pancakes: Pancakes, Pancakes! (although, she was only cooking for one)

When a huge frog lives in your house and it becomes a problem: Bullfrog Grows Up

When ruing public bathing: "The Swim" from Frog and Toad Are Friends

When thinking of converting: I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew

When considering asking your husband to do the shopping: Millions of Cats

When wanting to be annoyed by how purely, shamelessly political the Caldecott has become: The Hello, Goodbye Window

When despairing: "The Red Shoes" (find it in here)

When wondering how the camel got his hump: How the Camel Got His Hump

When trying to get some dude to figure it out that you're not interested: One Was Johnny (full disclosure: in my experience, he'll miss the point and then eventually convince you to marry him anyway)

2 comments:

Reb. Mary said...

Ha!

Blogversary said...

Great list and some books I need to check out.