Most recently, we've read these titles:
Written and illustrated by Bill Thomson
In this nearly wordless book, three children find an old typewriter and discover that any time they type a word, it magically comes to life.Thomson's photorealistic style is vivid and detailed, and the kids reacted with lots of exclamations as we turned each page.
Written by Sylvia Liu,
Illustrated by Christina Forshay
Mei Mei is eager to learn tai chi from her grandfather, and he is willing to try out yoga. They may not be very good, but they encourage and support each other in this sweet celebration of mindfulness, movement, and friendship.
We did Mei Mei's yoga moves as we read (and I fell over), and then checked out this introductory tai chi video:
Written by Brenda K. Guiberson,
Illustrated by Gennady Spirin
We read The Most Amazing Creature in the Sea by this team last year; this book is also full of facts and stunning artwork.