Top Ten Tuesday #5

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke & the Bookish.  It’s awesome. Every Tuesday, the lovely ladies over there give us book bloggers wonderful and fun topics to create our lists!  Check out what others have posted by going over there! http://brokeandbookish.blogspot.com

 

 

This week is a freebie, and I wasn’t sure what to do.  There are so many great ideas out there, but I decided to something a little more personal. As summer approaches, my kids-two teens- are starting to make plans-lots of which does not involve their Dad or I.  I am starting to long for those summer days when it was just us handing together, so I picked this topic for my freebie-

 

TOP TEN BOOKS I LOVED READING TO MY KIDS WHEN THEY WERE LITTLE

 

  •  1. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown- “goodnight nobody….

 

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2.  How Do Dinosaurs Say goodnight? by Jane Yolen

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3.  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

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still can make me teary eyed…

4.  Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuess

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5.  Put Me In The Zoo by Robert Lopshire

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6.  Moo Baa LALALA by Sandra Boynton

(first book my son ate)

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7.  Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

(a fav from when I was a kid)

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8.  The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein

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9.  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

(every kid has these kinds of days-adults too)

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and of course…

10.  Fox in Sox by Dr. Seuess

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“When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles
and the bottle’s on a poodle and the poodle’s eating noodles…
…they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle
bottle paddle battle.”
― Dr. SeussFox in Socks