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Byron Barton

  The Three Bears (Board Books) 

The Three Bears

Byron Barton (Board Books)

Genres: Fiction - Children's Picture Books, Fairy Tales & Folklore; Book Themes: Animals, Opposites

Byron Barton, in "The Three Bears", retells the classic European folklore tale of Goldilocks and the three bears. The story begins with three bears taking a walk in the forest. While the bears are away from home, Goldilocks eats their porridge, sits in their chairs and sleeps in baby bear's bed. The story ends with Goldilocks running away from the three bears. The simplified vocabulary and the bold illustrations are well suited for toddlers and preschoolers. The picture book also teaches opposites such as hot or cold, big or small, fast or slow. "The Three Bears" is a good read aloud book.


  Trucks (Board Books) 

Trucks

Byron Barton (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Transportation

The book "Trucks" by Byron Barton features a variety of trucks, from tow trucks and garbage trucks to dump trucks and delivery trucks. Brief texts explain what trucks do. Bold illustrations appeal to toddlers and preschoolers.


  Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs (Board Books) 

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

Byron Barton (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Dinosaur

In "Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs", author Byron Barton uses simple texts and bold colors to introduce young children to the world of dinosaurs. The endpaper of the picture book lists the names of dinosaurs and their pronunciations. "Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs" is a good first dinosaur book for toddlers and preschoolers.


  Good Morning, Chick (Paperback) 

Good Morning, Chick

Byron Barton, Mirra Ginsburg (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Animals

In "Good Morning, Chick", Mirra Ginsburg tells a simple story about a baby chick and uses animal sounds and action words that appeal to toddlers and preschoolers. Byron Barton's illustrations are bright and colorful. "Good Morning, Chick" is a good picture book for toddlers and preschoolers to learn about chicks.