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My Favorite Parents Books

My Favorite Books for Parents


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. Purchase from Amazon


Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

By Robert Barry What happens to a Christmas Tree when it’s just too tall? Purchase from Amazon


Never Tease a Weasel

By Jean Conder Soule A funny story with good advice: never tease a weasel, because teasing isn’t nice. Purchase from Amazon


The Giving Tree

By Shel Silverstein This is story of a little boy and the tree that loved him. Purchase from Amazon


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. Purchase from Amazon


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. Purchase from Amazon


Watch Out! Big Bro’s Coming

By Jez Alborough Jungle animals learn the really meaning of “big”. Purchase from Amazon


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. Purchase from Amazon