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Fine Life for a Country Mouse covers the concepts Appreciating Differences and Family.
Based on Aesops beloved fable, City Mouse, Country Mouse, this book is a must have for classroom and at-home reading. Shy Tillie Mouse has invited her city-slicker cousin, Oliver, to visit her home in the country. But Oliver is bored by the country. So, Tillie decides to visit Oliver in the city. Everything is so luxurious. Until . . . theres a cat! Stomping feet! A vacuum cleaner! The woes of city life are too much for Tillies nerves, and she returns home, happy and content to be back in her simple cottage in the country.
The Story About Ping covers the concepts Family and Problem Solving.
This classic childrens book was first published in 1933 and is still as delightful and relevant as ever. Pings owner takes him and his siblings to the river for dinner. When its time to go, Ping is the last duck in the water and, as such, will receive a spanking. To avoid punishment, he hides—only to be captured the next morning by a young boy for his familys dinner. Finally Ping is set free, and when he sees his masters boat, the last thing he fears is a spanking—hes just thankful to be home!
Pins is a porcupine who loves to take chances. Needles is a porcupine who is always scared. But when Pins gets himself into a bit of trouble, will Needles be brave enough to help him out?
Pins and Needles covers the concepts Appreciating Differences and Friendship.
About the Author
Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson have collectively written and illustrated more than 40 acclaimed children's books.
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