A wonderful thing about reading with your child, is allowing them to expand on their vocabulary and give them avenues on how to harness and express their imagination. Take advantage of short story month, and encourage your little to write a story about an adventure they’ve had – or would like to have – over summer.
Need some inspiration? The story of two squirrels, brothers Morten and Gordon live on a farm and are loving it. Whether they are watching the farmer plant his crops or sampling them, they always seem to be living life to the fullest. One night, a storm comes and the brothers need to find shelter. Morten and Gordon scurry up to the farmer’s porch and seek refuge from the weather in his warm boots, staying safe and dry all night long.
With vibrantly colorful illustrations by Ann Pilicer, “Morten and Gordon” is sure to catch a child’s eye.
Grab a copy of “Morten and Gordon: Shelter from the Storm” on Kindle, Hardcover here!