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Books With Movement, Props or Puppets

Bigger Than Daddy

by Harriet Ziefert
ISBN: 9781593541477

A small boy longs to be like his father, and they end up playing a game where they switch roles.

Bunny Cakes

by Rosemary Wells
ISBN: 9780803721432

Brother and sister bunnies, Max and Ruby, want to bake cakes for their grandma's birthday. The grocer cannot read their list until Max turns it into easy-to-understand drawings for the grocer.

Cinderella

by Barbara Karlin
ISBN: 9780803727304

Children will enjoy this retelling of the classic tale and will find hilarious and nonsensical details in the amusing illustrations.

Dancing in My Bones

by Sylvia Andrews
ISBN: 9780694013166

A group of multiethnic friends dance and play to an adorable rhyme that will get readers moving as well.

From Head to Toe

by Eric Carle
ISBN: 9780060235154

This fun question and answer book leads readers through various exercise routines by following the movements of various animals,

Gunniwolf

by Wilhelmina Harper
ISBN: 9780525467854

A little girl, warned to never to go into the jungle, encounters the Gunniwolf when she gets lost in her search for flowers.

If You're Happy and You Know It

by James Warhola
ISBN: 9780439727662

Jungle animals come to life in a playground and encourage a little boy and his older sister to express their happiness through voice and movement.

Strega Nona

by Tomie dePaola
ISBN: 9780671662837

When Strega Nona hires Big Anthony to help with her chores she warns him never to touch her enchanted pasta pot which produces pasta at the command of a spell. When she leaves to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony gets into trouble with the pasta pot.

Tacky the Penguin

by Helen Lester
ISBN: 9780395455364

Tacky the penguin, an unconventionally loud and scheming penguin disliked by his peers, ends up being the hero when he comes up with plans against hunters that threaten his group's survival.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear: A Traditional Rhyme

by Timothy Bush
ISBN: 9780060578350

In this beautifully illustrated version of the beloved rhyme "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear" readers will follow a teddy bear's adventures trying to get home.

The Gingerbread Boy

by Paul Galdone
ISBN: 9780395287996

An old couple bakes a gingerbread boy because they are childless, but the gingerbread boy runs away and escapes from various hungry predators. In the end, however, the gingerbread boy is unable to escape his fate when he meets the wily fox.

The Three Bears

by Paul Galdone
ISBN: 9780395288115

The familiar story of the three bears and Goldilocks is enhanced by beautiful illustrations as well as the use of different font types.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

by Paul Galdone
ISBN: 9780395288122

Galdone adds appealing illustrations to the classic story of three billy goat brothers that must confront a scary troll.

Three Little Pigs

by David Gordon
ISBN: 9780395288139

An adaptation of the story of the three little pigs, this story focuses on three little rigs who try to save their newly built garages against a big, bad wrecking ball.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

by Michael Rosen
ISBN: 9780689504761

A family of five goes on a hunt for a bear across rivers, grass, and mud, only to be chased back to their home by the bear.


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