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My Favorite Children Books

My Favorite Children’s Books

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

By Virginia Lee Burton

First published in 1939, this is the story of what happens to Mike and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, when they are out of work.

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Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

By Robert Barry

What happens to a Christmas Tree when it’s just too tall?

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Never Tease a Weasel

By Jean Conder Soule

A funny story with good advice: never tease a weasel, because teasing isn’t nice.

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The Giving Tree

By Shel Silverstein

This is story of a little boy and the tree that loved him.

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The Marshmallow Incident

By Judy & Ron Barrett

A line separates the towns of Left and Right. This is the story of what happens when someone crosses the line.

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This is San Francisco

By M. Sasek

A wonderful story about San Francisco illustrated by the author who has also written about Paris, London, Washington, D.C., and New York.

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Watch Out! Big Bro’s Coming

By Jez Alborough

Jungle animals learn the really meaning of “big”.

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What a Wonderful World

By George David Weiss & Bob Thiele | Illustrated by Ashley Brown

Glorious illustrations accompany the lyrics of the song made famous by Louis Armstrong.

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