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Archive for July, 2019

Big and Little

A Pig is Big by Douglas Florian

Rhyming text explains that cows are bigger than pigs, cars are bigger still, and the universe is the biggest of all.


Is it Larger? Is it Smaller? By Tana Hoban

Photographs of animals and objects in larger and smaller sizes suggest comparisons between the two.

Big or Little? By Kathy Stinson

Some days Toby feels big, like when he pours his own milk. But other days, he feels little, like when he spills it …

Something Big by Sylvie Neeman

A big one and a little one talk together. The little one is upset because he wants to do something big even though he is still small. They go for a walk along the beach. There something both surprising and big happens.

Big Bug by Henry Cole

Beginning with a bug, various objects are revealed as being big and small in comparison with other objects on a farm under the big, big sky.

You are (not) Small by Anna Kang

Two fuzzy creatures can’t agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!

Little Big by Jonathan Bentley

A little boy imagines what it would be like to be big, with long legs like a giraffe, big hands like a gorilla, or a big mouth like a crocodile, but realizes that there are advantages to being perfectly little.

Big, Bigger, Biggest! by Nancy Coffelt

How would you describe a hippopotamus? Big might be the first word that comes to mind. What about a whale? Gigantic? Immense? How about enormous! What if you had to find a word for the biggest animal of them all–a dinosaur. Mammoth? Humongous? Colossal!

With its bright pictures of animals in all shapes and sizes, this terrific read-aloud introduces young children to the language of comparisons.

Big and Small, Room For All by Jo Ellen Bogart

In this clever concept book for young readers, award-winning author Jo Ellen Bogart explores the size of animate and inanimate objects and their place in the universe. She introduces children to the concept of “we” — that humans are a big part of the world, but a small part of existence.

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Airplanes and Airports

The Airport Book by Lisa Brown

An exploratory journey through the airport.

Yoko Finds Her Way by Rosemary Wells

When Yoko gets lost in the airport, she uses her sign-reading skills to find her way back to her mama.

Flight 1-2-3 by Maria Van Lieshout

A boy counts his way through the airport and onto the plane as it flies towards its destination.

Richard Scarry’s A day at the airport by Richard Scarry

Rudolf Von Flugel takes Huckle, Sally, and Lowly on a tour of the airport.

Five Trucks by Brian Floca

Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.

All Kinds of Planes by Carl Johanson

This partly true, partly fictitious book from the wonderfully wacky mind of Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson is a fantastic collection of planes and other zany forms of air transportation.

How to Eat an Airplane by Peter Pearson

Provides instructions for hosting a dinner party, following proper etiquette, at which one serves an airplane, beginning with the cockpit instruments and ending with the tail section. Includes facts about the various parts and how they function.

Little Plane Learns to Write by Stephen Savage

Little Plane learns to write by practicing his skywriting.

Airplanes Take Off and Land by Patrick T. McBriarty

Experience a day in the life of Pilot Stacey and her nephew Little Harry as they take a flight aboard Crow-Flies Airline flight #6. You will learn, along with Little Harry, all about the inner workings of the airplane, and the many individual steps every pilot goes through before taking off and landing.

Planes fly! By George Ella Lyon

Illustrations and easy-to-read rhyming text celebrate different kinds of planes, their instruments, what they carry, and what it is like to go for a flight.

Amazing Airplanes by Tony Mitton

Rhyming text introduces air travel, from the airport to the flight deck, with information about how planes fly, safety rules, in-flight entertainment, and air traffic control.

Straw and paper airplane: https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/make-and-decorate/crafts/how-to-make-straw-and-paper-airplanes

Paper helicopter template and instructions: https://therapyfunzone.net/blog/paper-helicopter/

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