Author(s): Lucy Brownridge
Science tells us that young children develop best when they are read to. In this follow-up to Read to Your Baby Every Day, soothe your toddler with retellings of traditional folk tales, fairy tales and fables from around the world paired with images of Chloe Giordano's charming hand-embroidered illustrations on cloth.
Every tale is the perfect length to read aloud to your toddler before bedtime and carries a message of empathy, friendship and care for the world around us.
Bond with your toddler and help them grow as you read to them these timeless stories: THE THREE WISHES, Scandinavia THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER, Ancient Rome BRER RABBIT AND THE WELL, North America HOW THE BEAR LOST HIS TAIL, Iroquois THE MAGIC PEAR TREE, China WHY THE BANANAS BELONG TO THE MONKEY, Brazil THE FISHERMAN AND THE GENIE, Syria THE STONECUTTER, Japan THE RAINBOW SERPENT, Indigenous Australia THE CLEVER LITTLE TURTLE, Mexico THE SCRUFFY DUCKLING, Denmark THE LION AND THE THORN, Ancient Greece ANANSI AND THE TURTLE, Caribbean KING MIDAS, Ancient Greece A BAG FULL OF STORIES, Cambodia THE MICE AND THE ELEPHANTS, India SNOWFLAKE, THE SNOW CHILD, Russia WHY CATS CHASE MICE, Nigeria HOW THE WREN BECAME KING OF THE BIRDS, Ireland THE FEAST, Mali