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25 September 2008 @ 11:27 pm
What is your favorite book to read to your child(ren)? Do you read straight through, make up your own stories or talk in funny voices?
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Just me: Allie close upfrkyjenn on September 26th, 2008 03:42 am (UTC)
I've been reading Goodnight Moon to Kimber every night for 13 years. Even when she is visiting her dad. She calls and I read it to her.

Obviously she can read it herself and it's way to young for her.. but she still demands that I read it to her when I tuck her in.

Straight through and no funny voices anymore.
April: Aidan-beachzarkarella on September 26th, 2008 04:29 am (UTC)
That is so freakin sweet! You are such a great mom!
Terésababygoose85 on September 26th, 2008 02:14 pm (UTC)
Melissa: children to the circusmiswiss on September 26th, 2008 03:45 am (UTC)
"Are You My Mother" by PD Eastman, my daughter loved that one. And yes, I would totally use voices, stories just aren't complete without them, lol!

And with Zach it's "Pizza Pat" by Rita Golden Gelman. It's kind of like "The House that Jack Built" but all about pizza.

slinksgirl on September 26th, 2008 04:15 am (UTC)
My daughter has this book that I absolutely LOVE called "On The Night You Were Born". It is beautiful and it makes me tear up, even thinking about it. I have a hard time making it through the book without crying. It is so beautiful and sweet.


I also really like Frog and Toad books and The Pigeon books by Mo Willem. The Pigeon books are HI-LAR-IOUS.
Terésababygoose85 on September 26th, 2008 02:16 pm (UTC)
I love Pigeon Wants a Puppy!
April: scarfzarkarella on September 26th, 2008 04:30 am (UTC)
"Go Dog Go" by Eastman is one of my favorite books ever. Aidan doesn't like to sit still for ready much though. But, I def do voices.
Edenladykutenay on September 26th, 2008 11:49 am (UTC)
There's a Wocket in my Pocket. Also those damn Sandra Boynton books are kind of addictive.
cadrianna on September 26th, 2008 11:52 am (UTC)
I didn't think to add mine. Even before Merrick was born I read "Love You Forever" by Robert Munsch. I've never made it through without crying.
Edenladykutenay on September 26th, 2008 03:05 pm (UTC)
Munsch in general is the SHIT, man. He taught my Sunday School when I was little! True fact!

We aren't allowed to read I Love You Forever to Izzy though, because M read it at his mom's funeral, and it would just be too sad.
cadrianna on September 26th, 2008 03:10 pm (UTC)
Can I learn some new random fact about you every day? :)
Edenladykutenay on September 26th, 2008 03:12 pm (UTC)

No seriously I have known the coolest semi-obscure famous people in my life.

Actually Joey Comeau and Bob Munsch are pretty much it but that's not bad.
cadrianna on September 26th, 2008 03:15 pm (UTC)
I used to be buddies with Anthony Perkins when I was a kid. Trufax. Every year in Cape Cod he'd sit on the beach next to us and I decided he "needed a friend." That's about all I've got. :)
Edenladykutenay on September 26th, 2008 03:17 pm (UTC)
THAT is cool.
cadrianna on September 26th, 2008 03:18 pm (UTC)
He was a really quiet, nice man. I was like 6 - 10 and had NO clue what "Psycho" was but it made me sad when I found out he'd died.
MJincipience229 on September 26th, 2008 11:55 am (UTC)
Favorite to read is Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover Party!! (by Bernard Waber)

when i taught Kindergarten, it was one of the default books that the classrooms had and i do voices for every.single.character=
bearsie bear, moosie moose, cowsie cow, piggie pig, foxie fox, goosie goose and porkie porcupine

My favorite books though are Curious George.
chinchillagrl6 on September 26th, 2008 03:07 pm (UTC)
I have a ton of touch and feel books we read together.
I don't really have a favorite.

I remember my mom reading the 'I'll love you forever' book to my sister and I. I love that book.