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fairydust Tue 19-Jul-05 17:22:31

Looking for recomendations of story's that me and dd can read together she's 3 yrs old please.

Blossomhill Tue 19-Jul-05 17:23:54

The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom. Fantastic!

jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 19-Jul-05 17:25:36

each peach pear plum

very hungry catapiller

lilaclotus Tue 19-Jul-05 17:25:41

hippos go berserk
laura's star
gruffalo
rainbow fish
elmer

these are my dd's favourites

Littlefish Tue 19-Jul-05 18:03:01

My cat likes to hide in boxes (very repetitive)
Once upon a time (lots of story book characters)
Hug
Monkey Puzzle
Flappy Wiggly Waggly (or something like that!)
What shall we do with the boo hoo baby
Dear Zoo (lovely lift the flap book)
Second vote for the Rainbow fish - it's beautiful!
Anything by Julia Donaldson is good
Don't put mustard in the custard (poems by Michael Rosen)
Whizz Bang Orangutan - another great poetry book with lots of short poems for younger children

vickiyumyum Tue 19-Jul-05 18:13:10

the gruffalo and any of the books by the same author. they are fantastic, my ds is 3 and he loves them.

cat in the hat books, likes the rhymes as they are funny.

percy the park keeper
kipper the dog
nothing
qpootle5
any book by nick butterworth

charleepeters Tue 19-Jul-05 18:14:49

THE JOLLY POSTMAN!!!!!!!!! You have to get it, its a sory about a postman but it has little envelopes with reall letters in belonging to the people hes delivering to its the best!!!!!!

coldtea Tue 19-Jul-05 18:18:39

My ds loved loved all the books Littlefish has mentioned esp Dear Zoo.

Another firm favourite was Eat your peas.

Aragon Tue 19-Jul-05 18:19:46

Under The Bed
Room on the Broom
The Gruffalo
Hug

coldtea Tue 19-Jul-05 18:31:41

Pass the jam Jim, great book!

coldtea Tue 19-Jul-05 18:32:36

& don't put your finger in the jelly, Nelly

Hulababy Tue 19-Jul-05 18:38:53

Here are some of my 3yo DD's current favourites:

These are her favourites:

For bedtime stories (no pics!):
- My Naughty Little Sister
- Milly Molly Mandy
- Naughty Amelia Jane

General:
- Gruffalo, Gruffalo's Child, Room on a Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town - and all those by same author
- The Tiger Who Came to Tea
- Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat, & Green Eggs and Ham
- Alfie & Annie Rose (Shirley Hughes)
- We're Going on a Bear Hunt
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar
- The Biggest Bed in the World
- Topsy and Tim
- Traditional fairy tales - Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Three Bears, etc.


I have probably missed loads though. I'll keep thinking.

spykid Wed 20-Jul-05 09:17:06

The kiss thaT MISSED
tHREADBEAR
Funnybones
Sqash and a squeeze, gruffalo et al!
The Gruffalo song(fab!)
Percy the park keeper
Albert le blanc
Winnie the Witch
Fix it Duck/Captain Duck
Elmer
Rainbow Fish
Kipper
Lullabyhulabaloo

LunarSea Wed 20-Jul-05 09:33:35

Duck in the Truck

tarantula Wed 20-Jul-05 09:41:46

Whatever next Jill Murphy and anything else by her
Anything by Mike Inkpen
Also check out Tony Ross (some of his books are for older children tho), alan and janet ahlberg and Nick Butterworth

Mr Archemides bath is great too

Best thing I find is to go to the library tho and then you can buy books that she really likes Saves a packet. Charity shops are great for books too.

tarantula Thu 21-Jul-05 09:41:44

was looking through dds books last nigth and forgot to reccomend Not Now Bernard by David McKee. Brilliant book

dizzymama Thu 21-Jul-05 09:43:51

Another votefor 'we're going on a bear hunt' here. It's a fantastic 'chime in ' story:
altogether now.....
we can't go over it, we can't go und it....we'll have to go around it!!

Oliviab Fri 22-Jul-05 17:55:12

Owl Babies. Seems to be standard Reception class reading but my 2yr old DD 'reads' it aloud to herself!

Merlot Tue 02-Aug-05 20:23:40

Peace at Last - Jill Murphy

Hulababy Tue 02-Aug-05 20:52:32

DD bought 3 new books to take on holiday this weekend. Her favourite of the three was The Very Lazy Ladybird.

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