Book Title: Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Marc Brown, and introduction by Jim Trelease
APA Citation: Prelutsky, J., Brown, M. T., & Trelease, J. (1986). Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young. New York, NY: Dragonfly Books.
Short Annotation: This book takes us through a series of rhymes such as “The Old Woman,” “When All the World’s Asleep,” “The Puppy Chased the Sunbeam,” and many more. This book also categorizes some rhymes together, like snow related rhymes, beach related rhymes, and so on.
Genre: Nursery Rhyme
Grade Level: K-2
Intended Audience: This book is great for younger children because they love rhyming words. Rhymes also help them develop their ability to read and learn words.
Personal Rating: 10/10, I think this is a really nice put-together of all sorts of rhymes. It is very fun to read and would be great for children.
Text-Dependent Question: “Which rhyme was your favorite and why?”