Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm is filled with vibrant, engaging illustrations for even the youngest of Pete fans.
“Old MacDonald had a farm e-i-e-i-o!”
a farm and learn about all the animals you can find there in this delightful
children’s book written and illustrated by Lynne Pickering.
Jane hears a strange noise on the farm, she wants to find out which animal is
responsible! On her way to find out “who done it,” she learns about the
different sounds that animals make. Her question Is It you? is answered
once Jane hears all the animals.
author owned a childcare center and often wrote stories and did puppet shows
for the children. She says farm stories were always popular. “When I obtained
the little sheep toys and the calico cows and the calico pigs, I thought they
would be gorgeous in a book. So I painted backgrounds of countryside and
obtained porcelain dolls, creating farm scenes for the characters.”
is her second children’s book to be published. Another four books are also
being published. James and the Naughty Seagull, James and the Greedy Naughty
Seagull, James and the Jealous Naughty Seagull, and The Magic Doorway
(a fairy story).
Unlike other programming guides, this one uses a developmental approach with literature-based activities fitted to specific learning needs. More than an idea book, it includes all the nuts and bolts for initiating children's programs--from foundations and guidelines for understanding various stages of learning to everything you need to get started: book lists, step-by-step instructions, reproducible patterns and illustrations, even tips on publicity and public relations. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned children's programmer, this book gives you fresh programming ideas that foster lifelong literacy and love of reading. Grades PreK-3.