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Family Storyteller

The Family Storyteller - Fun with Books

To help you get the most out of reading books with children, we have developed parent guides around several popular books for children. Not only will you find tips for reading the books, you also will find fun ideas to extend children's learning. Just choose one of the books below. If you do not have these books at home, we encourage you to visit your local library.

Parent Guides - Spanish

Families and Books

These books are great for preschoolers and beginning readers. Each level below contains a collection of parent guides.

Level One

  • Is It Red, Is It Yellow, Is It Blue?
  • Do You Want To Be My Friend
  • One Frog Too Many
  • Have You Seen My Cat?

Level Two

  • The Carrot Seed
  • Hats, Hats, Hats
  • Nobody Asked Me If I Wanted a Baby Sister
  • Whose Mouse Are You?

Level Three

  • The Runaway Bunny
  • Harry and the Terrible Whatzit
  • Jump, Frog, Jump
  • Leo the Late Bloomer
  • The Little Brute Family
  • Mouse Paint
  • There's a Nightmare in My Closet
  • The Snowy Day
  • Move Over, Twerp

Level Four

  • Corduroy
  • Curious George
  • A Dark Dark Tale
  • George and Martha
  • Houses and Homes
  • Is Your Mama a Llama
  • Swimmy
  • In the Tall, Tall Grass
  • I Wish I Was Sick, Too

Level Five

  • Alexander and the No Good, Terrible, Very Bad Day
  • Are You My Mother?
  • A Baby Sister for Frances
  • A Chair for My Mother
  • Chicken Soup With Rice
  • Crow Boy
  • Gilberto and the Wind
  • Jamberry
  • Friday Night is Papa Night
  • This is the Way We Go to School
  • Where the Wild Things Are