Thingy Things

Theme: Hide-and-Seek. It’s hard to be discreet when you’re a whale (. . .

or a preschooler).

With relatable obviousness, Whaley Whale engages in a lighthearted game of hide-and-seek with the reader. Is she on the table? . . . Is she behind the door? This methodical progression build...

If you mess with Goosey Goose, you will be in trouble.

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Snaily Snail is loved all the time, no matter what he is doing.

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Theme: Getting Dressed. In a clever game of reverse psychology, Lamby Lamb is instructed not to get dressed. Item by item, he is told not to put on his shirt, his pants, his coat, or his hat. By the end, Lamby Lamb is rebelliously ready to go! Chris Raschka’s witty, relatable humor lets children ...

Four animals have no choice but to be themselves—even if it means being silly! What is Doggy Dog? Is he a cat? Is he a potato? Is he a lampshade? No! He is a dog! Goosey Goose is a goose, and that means she is trouble. Mess with her and you will see just how tough a goose can be. Lamby Lamb is ve...