Sunday, July 27, 2008

17 Weeks and Books for Children!

17 Weeks people! The baby is now almost 6 inches and this week it's fat begins to form (lol) as well as it's tiny fingerprints:)

Anyone that knows me knows that I LOVE books. Especially used books. Here are some of my favorite children's books- some of which we have, all of which we hope to eventually get for Baby O. I would LOVE to hear of some suggestions for great children's books, so please let me know if you have some in mind!
Strega Nona- Tomie dePaola
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day-
Judith Viorst
Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs- Tomie dePaola
Tikki Tikki Tembo-
Arlene Mosel
The Rainbow Fish-
Marcus Pfister
Ludwig Bemelman
Miss Nelson is Missing-
Harry Allard
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs-
Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett
Where the Wild Things Are- Maurice Senda
Blueberries for Sal-
Robert McCloskey
Eloise- Kay Thompson
The Shy Little Girl-
Phyllis Krasilovsky
The Pain and The Great One- Judy Blume
A Chair for My MOther- Vera Williams
Something Special for Me- Vera Williams
Bread and Jam for Frances- Russell Hoban and Lillian Hoban
anything Dr Seuss
The Giving Tree- Shel Silverstein
The Berenstain Bears series- Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain
Busy Town, Busy People- Richard Scarry
Miss Rumphius- Barbara Cooney
When I was Young in the Mountains- Cynthia Rylant


Anonymous said...

LINDS!!! you look so happy an healthy and i love the baby bump on you!! you look so cute!! no lie either (none of that lets boost the ego of a prego mommy bs) you REALLY look happy! :)

I saw Mike at Bob's Birthday and he sounds so excited and it sounds like you are too! i love the names by the way! very unique and cute!!!

OH! i wanted to let you know, i don't know what you are doing for research and such for baby things, but my friend nicole had a baby (chole) last april and is pregnant again, and does a lot on myspace with baby groups and mommy pages and such, if you ever want a little advice or places to search she might be able to help you out, she's on my top friends list, feel free to check out the mommy pages on her myspace page!!

Hope all is well other wise, and again CONGRATS! and soon a warm welcome to little baby O :)


Jennie said...

That is such a great list of children's books! Be sure to add anything by Eric Carle... especially The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Meaghan said...

Linds - this site is so incredibly adorable - and these books are to die for!! Here are a few more for your list -

1. The Harry the Dirty Dog series
2. The Fur Family
3. Mr. Poppers Penguins (great story to read when he/she is older)
3. Rumpelstiltskin (I probably murdered the spelling on that)
4. Ferdinand (love this book!)
5. If you give a mouse a cookie (YUM!)
6. Good Dog Carl
7. Harold and the Purple Crayon
8. The Enormous Egg (another 'for when they're older' book)
9. Caps for Sale
10. Corduroy
11. The Runaway Bunny
12. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Can't go without this one!)
13. Tikki Tikki Tembo

And if I think of any more, I will be sure to pass them along. My mom was a childrens book seller - so we grew up with all of these fabulous books. So glad that you are doing well though!!