Author Teelie Turner decided to share twelve books with you that are perfect stories for children to read at any time of the year. You may be familiar with some of these stories from your own childhood and want to share them with your children. Other books are newer releases that Teelie wanted to bring to your attention. Reading will take you on an adventure even when you cannot leave your home. That’s one of the many wonderful qualities of literacy.
A Magical Fairy Book
Tommy Tinker and The Lost Candy Factory
The first book selected for today’s list is Tommy Tinker and the Lost Candy Factory. This is one of the books from Teelie’s magical fairy collection. It tells the tale of Tommy Tinker and how he helps to locate a lost candy factory and get it running again so that there is enough candy to be distributed to humans and fairies. You’ll love the magical story and beautiful illustrations. It is available on Amazon.
An Amazing Dog Tale
Clifford the Small Red Puppy
You’ve likely heard of Clifford the Big Red Dog, even if you have never read any of the amazing stories about Emily Elizabeth’s humongous pet. The Clifford series was written and illustrated by Norman Bridwell. Today’s pick is Clifford the Small Red Puppy which tells of Clifford’s beginnings. It’s a great place to start in this series that is filled with lessons and adventures. Find Clifford the Small Red Puppy and other Clifford stories on Amazon.
Teachings From a Turtle
Franklin and the Thunderstorm
Another popular storybook creature that you may have heard of is Franklin the Turtle. Franklin was written by Paulette Bourgeois and illustrated by Brenda Clark and has been included in dozens of books, each about a particular adventure. Today’s pick is Franklin and the Thunderstorm. This book is available on Amazon.
A Barnyard Mystery
The Magical Chicken Egg
The next pick was written by Rebecca Rose Taylor and published in 2019. It’s a magical and mystical story about a chicken’s egg which ends up in a goat’s feeding trough, while the chickens are locked inside their coop. All the animals in the barn wonder where the egg came from and then magic things keep happening with it. To read about Ginger and Licorice the goats, Lizzie the cow, Fritz the horse and all the animals in this story, you’ll find The Magical Chicken Egg on Amazon.
The Perfect Pet
Finding My Blue Ribbon Pet
Finding My Blue Ribbon Pet was also written by Rebecca Rose Taylor. It is available on Amazon and explores the journey of a boy named Cole who is looking to find the best pet so that he can win a blue ribbon at the pet show. The pet has to be just right, it cannot be too common, too big or too boring. Read Finding My Blue Ribbon Pet to see what Cole chooses and if he wins a prize.
A Bear’s Adventure
Moonbear’s Shadow is a cute and funny children’s story written and illustrated by Frank Asch. Is it possible to escape your shadow or does it always seem to be with you? Read about this bear’s adventure to find out. You can find it on Amazon.
A Badger’s Antics
A Birthday for Frances
A birthday for Frances is one of several stories about Frances the Badger which was written by Russell Hoban and illustrated by Lillian Hoban. In this book, Frances cannot understand why it seems to always be someone else’s birthday and not hers. To learn the whole story, this book is available on Amazon.
A Favorite Story
The Poky Little Puppy (A Little Golden Book Classic)
The Poky Little Puppy has been a favored story since the 1940s and it is still a cute and enjoyed story today. It was written by Janette Sebring Lowrey and illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren. It is one of many books published under the heading ‘A Little Golden Book Classic.’ To learn about the Poky Little Puppy, visit Amazon.
Lessons From Some Bears
The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble with Chores
The Berenstain Bears are featured in numerous books by Stan and Jan Berenstain which feature Mama, Papa, Brother and Sister Bear as well as the other bears in their town. There is always something to learn from these bears. Today’s pick is The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble with Chores. This book and many others in the series are available on Amazon.
An Intriguing Book
Tops and Bottoms
Tops and Bottoms was written by Janet Stevens and tells the story of a bear and a hare who make deals when it comes to the harvest. The bear is lazy, and the hare always ends up doing all the work. To learn how the hare deals with this situation, you’ll find the book on Amazon.
A Tale of Working Together
In Hedgie’s Surprise, a book that is beautifully written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn how a hedgehog assists a chicken in keeping her eggs away from a hungry visitor. You’ll find this book on Amazon.
A Mouse Tale
Time for School, Mouse
Perhaps you have heard of the book, Give a Mouse a Cookie? Written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond Well, the mouse is featured in several other books including Time for School, Mouse, which can be found on Amazon. Will Mouse ever be ready for school because he cannot find his homework?
These twelve books are all unique in their own way and several of them are part of series which means even more reading fun for you and your children. Help your children discover the joys and wonder of literary by introducing them to new and treasured tales. We’d also like to invite you to continue visiting the Teelie Turner Author page so that you can see her new releases and learn all her news.
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