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September 30th, 2005, 03:48 PM
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For those of you who read to your little one(s), what are their and your favorites for type of story, length, illustration style, topics, rhythm (like reads more like a story, long poem, goofy like Seuss, a bit on each page like Boynton..?)

We've been thinking about writing a couple children's books and trying to get them published, of stories we've made up for kids in the family, trying to get an idea how to present them.

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September 30th, 2005, 07:26 PM
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My favorite books as a child and my son's were The Pokey Little Puppy and Corduroy. For some reason most of the books the kids have loved had to do with animals. I would say not too long, a little on each page, bigger illustrations.
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September 30th, 2005, 08:02 PM
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Matt is still just a baby, but he loves for me to read Mr Brown Can Moo. Can you? and A Fly Went By. He likes books that flow smoothly and rhyme. And he likes stuff that is very silly. And he likes to look at books with clear, bright illustrations.
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October 2nd, 2005, 12:32 AM
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My favorite book to read to my son is ... How much Do you love me .... it is about a mommy rabbit and a baby rabbit and the lil rabbit trys to outdo his mommy in the love department ... it is a wonderful story!

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