Say Daddy! (Picture Books)
Mother shares a book about love while Brother shares a book about friendship. Next Aunt Grace shares a book about adventure. Everyone in this family is eager to share books and have the newest member's affection and attention. But all kidding aside, this family knows the bond that is created when reading aloud with someone you love. When Daddy closed the last page, he smiled at me for hours and said, 'Say Daddy! Say Daddy!' He hoped that would be my first word! But wait. Did we hear correctly? 'Book,' I said. 'Book!' Educator Michael Shoulders, who has devoted his career and life to spreading the word that "reading is magic," offers a gentle tale reinforcing the bonding power of a good book and the importance of developing lifelong reading skills. Having been involved in education in many different roles for more than years, Dr. Michael Shoulders travels extensively, visiting schools and speaking conferences across the country. He has written several books for Sleeping Press including D is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet. Mike lives Clarksville, Tennessee. Teri Weidner is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Her previous children's picture books include Give Yourself to the Rain and Look Both Ways: A Cautionary Tale. Teri lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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Little Bear was born into a family filled with READERS! Mother Bear read him a book about kindness, caring, and love when he was still in the hospital. She hoped his first word would be "Mommy!" Daddy Bear read him a book about dreaming. He hope Baby Bear's first word would be "Daddy." An... ...more
Adult Reader Reaction: This is a sweet story, with a wonderful ending. I love how baby bear shares all the kinds of... ...more
When Daddy brought me home from the hospital, he read me a book. He said, "This is a book about dreaming - and how our wishes wrap themselves inside tomorrows and wait for us. Unfolding them day by day can be fun."