Monday, December 1, 2008

Sick books

In honor of my head cold, here are some good children's books about being sick:

Taylor-Butler, Christine, and Carol Koeller. Ah-Choo. My first reader. New York: Children's Press, 2005.

Hest, Amy, and Anita Jeram. Don't You Feel Well, Sam? Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2002.

Yolen, Jane, and Mark Teague. How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? New York: Blue Sky Press, 2003.

Wells, Rosemary. Felix Feels Better. Cambridge, Mass: Candlewick Press, 2001.

Rylant, Cynthia, and Suçie Stevenson. Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers: The Seventh Book of Their Adventures. New York: Bradbury Press, c, 1989.

Maccarone, Grace, and Betsy Lewin. I Have a Cold. Hello reader!. New York: Scholastic, 1998.

Hurd, Edith Thacher, and Clement Hurd. Johnny Lion's Bad Day. An I can read book. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.

Rostoker-Gruber, Karen, and Paul Rátz de Tagyos. Rooster Can't Cock-a-Doodle-Doo. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2004.

Rader, Laura. Who'll Pull Santa's Sleigh Tonight? [New York]: HarperCollins Publishers, 2003.

They say that the best thing to take for a cold is a nap, but I'm going to try some Jewish penicillin, too.

Sendak, Maurice. Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months. [New York]: HarperCollins, 1990.

ps. If you like Carole King and Maurice Sendak, you will love the soundtrack to this wonderful story:

pps. Click here for a sneak preview.