Even when the kids are older and ready for chapter books, reading aloud together is still a great way to share stories--whether it's at the end of the day, on vacation, on a rainy day, on a snowy day, whenever! These titles are long enough to enjoy in one sitting or a few sittings for families with kids in early elementary grades.
Who can resist a pig full of personality? This early chapter book series is filled with adventure, humor, and full-color pictures, making it a fun read-aloud for families looking for something longer than picture books.
This is a different kind of read-aloud: one that is meant for two voices. Each poem in this collection weaves voices together, creating interpretations of sounds and patterns made by insects. It's so much fun!
Nikki Grimes writes poems like thoughts appearing in your head. It's beautiful to experience them as they're written on the page and another joyful experience to read them out loud, each word honest and true.
The mice of Brambly Hedge have a strong, thriving community filled with love and adventure. Told as seasonal stories, Brambly Hedge can be enjoyed together as a collection or as separate stories--perfect to wind down from a busy day.
Pandora the cat becomes a lighthouse keeper and saves the life of Seabold the dog, and together the two of them create a family with three young mice rescued from the sea. A series of eight wonderful stories, perfect for curling up with.