Books by Theme
Play with rhymes and words as you read these delightful picture books together with kids. You'll find silly rhyme games, alliteration, palindromes, a cumulative story, short poems that encourage close listening — and more!
A Huge Hog Is a Big Pig
This rhyming words game is illustrated with crisp photographs and is sure to tickle the imagination as another rhyming description is sought. For more experienced readers (grade 2-3), try Eight Ate: A Feast of Homonym Riddles by Marvin Terban — just what the title indicates.
Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees: School Poems
Familiar subjects are presented in short poems by a range of writers. These easier-to read works are just right to encourage careful listening.
I Can’t Said the Ant
An improbable cumulative tale with lots of interesting rhymes that uses illustrations as clues for meaning.
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