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Monday, October 15, 2012

Proof that "the book really is better than the movie"

The kids are old enough now (4 & 2 - almost 3) that I decided to try out reading to them before bed.  They'll sit still to read picture books but I wanted to try a chapter book.  We started with "The Littles Go Exploring", a book that I picked up cheap at a consignment sale.  They are LOVING it and after the very first night of reading they spent the whole next day playing "the littles" & talking to "the littles" through the vents & the walls in the house.  They've seen The Littles cartoons and movie before but they had never taken it the step further to actually play pretend about it afterwards.  To me, that is proof that the book is better than the movie because it awakened their imaginations!

We'll be done with this books soon & I want to find another one.

I need your recommendations of good chapter books for this age!  Help, please!


  1. My girls loved the Ramona/Henry Huggins books, Raggedy Anne and Andy, Narnia, Pippi Longstocking, Borrowers, and Little House on the Prairie...Jack is currently loving the Mouse and the Motorcycle books, Homer Price, Henry Reed and the Great Brain books, kinda old, I know, but classics :)
    Also, I loved the Inkheart trilogy...great imagery....the classic Pooh Bear stories, Paddington bear, and the Boxcar Children....

  2. Just thought of some more...Spiderwick Chronicles, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Betsy Tacy books, the original Peter Pan, 101 Dalmations, and Wizard of Oz books(there's like 4 of those), hard to find but you can get them at Amazon, and , I know it sounds too advanced, but The Hobbit is a good one too.....