Thursday, December 4, 2008

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox; illus. by Helen Oxenbury

I used this title for Book Baby this morning and loved it! The text is super sweet and the illustrations perfectly capture that gentle tone. The repetition appealed to the little ones who enjoyed showing their own ten little fingers and ten little toes over and over again. I was worried it might be a little long for my youngest crowd but they responded well to the rhythm of the text and Oxenbury's lovely illustrations. A winner!!