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Children’s Lit Pick – February 2016

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Book of the Month | 0 comments

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Every month we pick two books to spotlight, one picture book and one chapter book, and put them at 10% off! Check out the Knowledge Tree Blog, on the second week of the month, for a review of these books and some ideas for using them in your home or classroom!

Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar

By: Eric Carle

love from the VHC

“You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter.” Using a range of images from the World of Eric Carle, and featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar, this special gift book gives all the reasons why someone special makes the world a better and brighter place. Perfect for that someone special on Valentine’s Day—or any day.






In the Classroom:

  • Eric Carle.com gives teachers ideas for using the Very Hungry Caterpillar in the classroom.




Love from Paddington

By: Micheal Bond

love from paddington

A brand-new novel from Michael Bond, celebrating Paddington’s many adventures!

Told through Paddington’s letters to his aunt Lucy back in Peru, this new novel offers Paddington’s own special view on some of his most famous tales. Filled with Paddington’s signature charm and with black-and-white illustrations throughout, this paper-over-board keepsake is a celebration of this beloved character.





In the Classroom:

  • Words for Life have links for free coloring pages, puzzles, and activities for Paddington.
  • TeachingIdeas.com has lesson ideas for all subjects using Paddington’s adventures.

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