Saturday, June 5, 2010

What My Children Are Reading This Week

I hope you've had a good week. We made it to the library this week, and we've also been getting through the books the kids received from family when we were in Massachusetts a couple weeks ago. I'd like to get this published, and C really wants me to go play with him, so I'm just sharing two books this week.

Kick, Pass, and Run (I Can Read Book 2)I picked up Kick, Pass and Run by Leonard Kessler for C because he likes football. It's a really cute book about some animals that find a football and can't figure out what it is. Then a boy comes to get it and they watch him play in the game for a while. They find something to be their football and they play a game themselves. This is an I Can Read Book 2. Unfortunately, there was one major problem with the book, which I discovered when C asked me to help him with a word he didn't know. The word was "stupid" in a sentence in which Duck says, "You stupid rabbit!" Nice. That one sentence ruined a really good book for me. I just don't understand why authors have to put things like this into children's books.

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee BoyM got Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy by David Soman on our trip. This is our first Ladybug Girl book, but it won't be our last. This is an adorable little girl named Lulu who dresses up as Ladybug Girl and goes on pretend adventures. When she goes to the park, she sees a friend and they try to find something that they both want to do. In the end, they decide that he looks like a bumblebee in his yellow and black shirt, so he becomes Bumblebee Boy and they start their adventures. Soon, more kids are joining their game as their own superheroes. It's a really cute story about the fun of pretending.

What have you been reading with your kids lately? Hop over to Children Grow, Children Explore, Children Learn this week and share! Debbie is hosting this week while Natalie at Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns is away.


  1. I really need to find Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy. It'd be so popular here.

  2. We were quite taken with Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy here, too. I liked her better than Fancy Nancy - but I haven't been able to sway the other Fancy Nancy fans in the house, yet. :)

  3. I am definitely adding Ladybug girl to my list to find, that one sounds so cute.

    Thank you for linking up this week!

  4. Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee boy are definitely fun reads.


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