Sunday, September 21, 2008

Take a Trip to Paris!

Just for fun, take an imaginary trip to France through storytime!

A trip to Paris would not be complete without a visit with Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans.

A mother visiting Paris brings back to her daughter all her best memories, of the beautiful fountains, the sparkling Seine, parks like paintings, and paintings like parks in
The Moon Was the Best
by Charlotte Zolotow.

When Adele walks her little brother Simon home from school he loses one more thing at every stop: his drawing of a cat at the grocer's shop, his books at the park, his crayons at the art museum, and more. Find out what happens to little Simon and his possessions in
Adele & Simon
by Barbara McClintock
Suzette sells a variety of her crepes, or French pancakes, from the street cart she takes all over Paris. Includes a recipe, a short glossary of French words used, brief notes on Paris sites,
and more.
Crepes by Suzette
by Monica Wellington
Rhyming text depicts how everyone says "bonjour" when visiting Paris.
Everybody Bonjours!
by Leslie Kimmelman
When elephant artist Hugo develops artist's block, his friend Miles convinces him to go along on a trip to Paris, where Hugo learns to see things in new ways.
Hugo & Miles in: I've Painted Everything!
by Scott Magoon
La La Rose, a young girl's stuffed rabbit, gets lost in Luxembourg Gardens.
La La Rose by Satomi Ichikawa

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