When My Brother Gets Home by Tom Lichtenheld

When My Brother Gets HomeWhen My Brother Gets Home by Tom Lichtenheld; illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. 2020. Pencil, watercolor and colored pencil on Mi-Teintes paper. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Young Readers.

Brief summary: A preschooler excitedly shares all of the wonderful adventures and playing she and her brother will do once he returns from school.

Comments: Super sweet book about a little girl waiting to play with her older brother. If only they could always stay like that…

What to Do with a String by Jane Yolen; illustrated by C.F. Payne

What To Do With a StringWhat to Do with a String by Jane Yolen; illustrated by C.F. Payne. 2019. Published by Creative Editions.

Brief summary: A young girl uses her imagination and finds many uses of a string in some realistic and imaginary ways.

Comments: Told in verse and with rhyming words. Two page layouts. This would go well with introducing a maker space with string.

Sequel to What to Do with a Box(2016).

What To Do With a Box