Tag: read aloud

The Interrogative Mood

Summer is just around the corner and the kids are almost out of school, which can only mean one thing – road trip time! As a child I can remember my parents loading up the car to the gills and stuffing me and my two brothers in the back seat before setting off for another far corner of the country. After gorging on road trip snacks and wondering why Colorado seems to be so far from everywhere I would eventually get so bored that I would break down and read a book. These days I can’t wait to plan a road trip just so I can have uninterrupted reading time (besides the whole driving part).

You must do something to make the world more beautiful. ~ Miss Rumphius

I recently came across a Family Circle comic in which the little boy is holding up a book to his dad and asks: "How would you like to be the lucky person who gets to read to me?" Immediately I thought of all the times I enjoyed reading a good book to my kids and I thought, Yes, I am the lucky one! I have so many precious memories of being curled up on the couch or in bed reading picture books to my kids. And with those memories I recall the books that, without fail, we read over and over and over again. 
Here are a few of those titles we never got tired of: