Fine Life for a Country Mouse (Penguin Core Concepts)
Fine Life for a Country Mouse covers the concepts Appreciating Differences and Family.
Based on Aesop's beloved fable, City Mouse, Country Mouse, this book is a must have for classroom and at-home reading. Shy Tillie Mouse has invited her city-slicker cousin, Oliver, to visit her home in the country. But Oliver is bored by the country. So, Tillie decides to visit Oliver in the city. Everything is so luxurious. Until . . . there's a cat! Stomping feet! A vacuum cleaner! The woes of city life are too much for Tillie's nerves, and she returns home, happy and content to be back in her simple cottage in the country.
This series of children's books is designed to introduce kids to concepts and skills they need to meet Common Core standards, while also helping them grow in literacy. It includes various kinds of literature, such as fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Each book is illustrated with engaging photos and/or drawings to help children develop an interest in reading. Each book in the Penguin Core Concepts series incorporates one or more themes from twenty major themes taught in the beginning grades of Common Core: animals, appreciating differences, the arts, bodies of water, community workers & helpers, family, friendship, health, imagination, nature, numbers, problem solving, seasons, self-esteem, the senses, shapes, sharing, space, transportation, and weather. Whether you are using the Common Core program or not, this is a great collection of books to share with your children. Each book is 32 pgs, 8x8 in., pb. ~ Rachel