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Audiobook Book for 4-year-olds for 5-year-olds for 6-year-olds for 7-year-olds

The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me – Roald Dahl

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This is a Roald Dahl story I hadn’t heard before, certainly much less-well-known than “James and the Giant Peach” or “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. It also doesn’t have the undercurrent of terror and threat of violence that most Dahl stories have.

Some animals have a window-washing business and a kid joins them.

The kids liked it and particularly enjoyed the audio cd performed by actor Richard E. Grant.

The audio runs 42:30.

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Book for 2-year-olds for 3-year-olds for 4-year-olds

Moo Baa La La La by Sandra Boynton

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It’s hard to know what books will resonate with a child, but this one sure did. Even a year or two after first reading it, our four-year-old still pulls it off the shelf and wants us to read it.