A journey through childhood books with my two young daughters and son (currently one, five and eight years old).
We've been working our way from very early board books through to picture books.
We'll share our reading adventures with you all!
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose by Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt
This is quite a young book which you could share with a child who is younger than two but we came to it a bit later and still really enjoy it!
It's a rolling rhyme which goes through a dinner party of sorts introducing all sorts of different animals and their different characters (shy gazelle, fussy duck, angry rabbit) and some different foods (carrots, macaroni, chocolate mousse!) until they all end up asleep. It's a bit crazy and feels quite like a collection of words forced together but somehow it does work and with the payoff of being able to whisper 'sleep' at the end Rosie really enjoys reading it.