Healthy Children - December 2012


Reading Suggestions for Quiet Times

Check out these children’s books at your local library.

Foods and Eating
  • Alphabet Soup by Kate Banks
  • Gregory, the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
  • What a Good Lunch! by Shigeo Watanabe
  • How Pizza Came to Queens by Dayal Kaurkhalsa
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
  • If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Joffe Numeroff
  • One Little Spoonful by Susan Aliki
  • I Will Never Not Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
  • Jamberry by Bruce Degen
  • Oliver’s Fruit Salad by Vivian French
  • Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti by Anna Grossnickle Hines
  • Pancakes, Pancakes by Eric Carle
  • The Cake That Mack Ate by Rose Robart
  • Oh Dear! by Rod Campbell
  • The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
  • The Three Bears by Paul Galdone
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly by Nadine Bernard Wescott
  • Soup for Supper by Phyllis Root
  • Fruits and Vegetables by Gladys Rosa Mendoza
  • Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
  • Like Butter on Pancakes by Jonathon London
  • Anytime Mapleson and the Hungry Bears by Mordicai Gerstein
  • Dinner at the Panda Palace by Nadine Bernard Wescott
  • The Pea Patch Jig by Thacher Hurd
  • Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell
  • I Eat Fruit by Hannah Tofts
  • I Eat Vegetables by Hannah Tofts
Foods and Counting
  • Making Minestrone by Stella Blackstone
  • Ten Apples Up on Top by Theo LeSieg
  • The Rajahs Rice (a mathematical folklore tale from India) adapted by David Barry
  • Today is Monday by Eric Carle
  • One Potato: A Counting Book of Potato Prints by Diana Pomeroy
  • Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins
  • Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
  • Each Orange Had 8 Slices by Paul Giganti


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