Things That Sometimes Happen: Very Short Stories for Little Listeners

Things That Sometimes Happen Very Short Stories for Little Listeners Here are a few things that sometimes happen HAPPY THINGS An unpopular Black Crayon proves to a Little Girl how useful he really is SAD THINGS On a very hot day an Ice Cream Cone waitsd waits be eaten

  • Title: Things That Sometimes Happen: Very Short Stories for Little Listeners
  • Author: Avi Marjorie Priceman
  • ISBN: 9780689839146
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Here are a few things that sometimes happen HAPPY THINGS An unpopular Black Crayon proves to a Little Girl how useful he really is SAD THINGS On a very hot day, an Ice Cream Cone waitsd waits be eaten EXCITING THINGS A Papa catches cold, so his Little Boy gets to go to work instead These nine very short stories for very young readers culled from NewHere are a few things that sometimes happen HAPPY THINGS An unpopular Black Crayon proves to a Little Girl how useful he really is SAD THINGS On a very hot day, an Ice Cream Cone waitsd waits be eaten EXCITING THINGS A Papa catches cold, so his Little Boy gets to go to work instead These nine very short stories for very young readers culled from Newbery Honor author Avi s first book and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Marjorie Priceman ingeniously capture the funny, surprising spirit of a child s imagination.

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    1. Pure silliness that kids often resort to when left to their own devicesa little boy and a cat have a friendly competition over who can tell the most outrageous lie ice cream cone who watches bears argue about who will get the first licka black crayon who is tired of being so unpopularThis would be fun to read, and then challenge kids to come up with their own silly storyke the hippo who needs to buy a new car.I've never heard Avi use this voiced I really like it!

    2. This picture book was intended for children ages 3-7 and has received the Family Fun’s award for Best Books of the Year in 2002. This book explores different things that “sometimes happen”. This includes exciting things, sad things, and happy things. The stories are never more than 3 pages long, including extensive illustrations on every page. One story tells about a black crayon that wants to be used as much as the brighter colors are used. He convinces a little girl of all of the beautif [...]

    3. This book is comprised of several short stories; the very format is unique and inviting to small listeners. The illustrations are vivid and capturing and the stories are emotional and creative. My kids love this book, and it just might be true that I enjoy it even more! The thread of emotions ranges drastically in this work. There is actually a quite sad piece about an ice cream cone; my four year old had a tear in his eye after that one.This book works well for families with kids of all ages. M [...]

    4. This book is full of many wonderful short stories that children will be sure to enjoy! These silly stories are accompanied by bright and vivid pictures throughout the book. A great book to read a story at a time with your children.

    5. A good read-aloud book of very short stories. THE HIPPOPOTAMUS'S CAR was good for discussion. Favorites were THE MELTING ICE-CREAM CONE and TUNNELS. A clever ending, too.

    6. Some of the stories were better than others but the illustrations are fun and colorful (as you would expect from Marjorie Priceman!)

    7. This book has different stories about things that sometimes happen. I like this book because it's wild. -by Felicity

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