Author/Illustrator: Vera B. Williams
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Year: 1996
Brief Summary: Little Guy, Little Pumpkin, and Little Bird get tickles and kisses from the grownups who love them.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Read, 2006 ; Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993 ; National Council of Teachers of English
Books to Grow On, 2003 ; ALSC American Library Association
Books to Read Aloud to Children of All Ages, 2003 ; Bank Street College of Education
Children’s Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 ; H.W. Wilson
Children’s Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 ; H.W. Wilson
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, 1994 ; National Council of Teachers of English
Kids Reading List, 2010 ; Oprah/ALSC
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1990
Notable Children’s Books, 1991 ; ALSC American Library Association
State Provisional Reading List:
Texas Reading Club, 2002; Texas
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library:
- Use with preschoolers and younger grades. Discussion of body parts. Have them color a person and label their parts.
Brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core/etc.
- Science — body parts
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library