Thursday, April 5, 2012

When you think of spring - green budding trees, flowers pushing gently through the soil, warm sunshine beaming down on your face……what do you do? You close your eyes, revel in the moment, and smile! Happiness has arrived! The featured books for this month are: Title: Smile! Author and Illustrator: Leigh Hodgkinson Ages: 2-6 This is an adorable, uplifting story with fantastic, simple illustrations that truly will make you smile. Mom says,” No more cookies, not even the crumbs” and suddenly little Sunny has lost her smile. She searches everywhere around the house to find it. She even entertains the thought that perhaps her smile was stolen. As she searches under her bed – she inadvertently cleans her room, her pet fish are miraculously fed and then she is able to spend quality time with her much-beloved dog. The story reminds us that everyone gets a little grumpy sometimes and that other people can lose their smiles too! There is a little surprise at the end of the story that little ones can relate to. Read this little treasure, as it is sure to make put a smile on your face! A great read aloud. Have an awesome day and smile as you read on! "Children learn to smile from their parents." - Shinkchi Suzuki
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