Make Way for Readers


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Reader Personality Type
Paula Wiseman Books (Simon and Schuster) 2016
Language Arts Curriculum

When you hear sugar, spice and puppy dog tails you think of little boys and little girls. But what is a storytime made of?

One by one the happy little critters are riding and strolling their way to storytime with Miss Bingo, a comfy flamingo sporting a knowing-looking pair of reading spectacles.  She is the keeper of the books and the reader of stories.

Skunks, owls and alligators perched expectantly before her, Miss Bingo shares familiar nursery rhymes of kittens and mittens and the ever-important blind mice..all three.

Storytime spreads off the pages into your own special story place.  There is wiggling and clapping and a few teares -  typical of many storytime gatherings.  The love of story, the importance of stretching high and low along with good friends builds a bridge that invites every little one into the amazing world of imagination and connection and once upon a time.

32 pages  978-1481418515  Ages 4-8

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,


From the publisher:

From the E.B. White Read Aloud Award­–winning author Judy Sierra comes a darling picture book about the joys of storytime in a preschool classroom illustrate by acclaimed and New York Times bestselling artist G. Brian Karas.

In Miss Bingo’s classroom there’s always time to tell a story! Here are Jiro and Annabelle, Rufus and Rory. They’re here to have fun with amazing Miss Bingo, the storytime rhymer, the singing flamingo. She tells them of kittens, and mittens, and mice, Miss Muffet, her tuffet, and sugar, and spice.

Master storyteller Judy Sierra’s latest read aloud celebrates stories, friendship, and the joy of reading in a picture book that can be shared over and over again.

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