Suggested Reading

Charlene’s bookshelf. Here you will find a selection of children’s picture books that feature The Twelve Gifts at work. Reading and talking about them helps little ones to see and appreciate the resources we want to cultivate in them.

BRAVE IRENE by William Steig THE STORY OF JUMPING MOUSE by John Steptoe LITTLE SQUAREHEAD by Peggy O’NeillMATTHEW'S DREAM by Leo Lionni
LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE by Bernard Waber THE PRINCESS KNIGHT by Cornelia Funke SHEILA RAE, THE BRAVE by Kevin HenkesSYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE by William Steig
TICO AND THE GOLDEN WINGS by Leo Lionni DANDELIONS by Eve Bunting TOO MANY MURKLES by Heidi Charissa Schmidt ONE SMILE by Cindy McCinley
I Pretend
SILENT LOTUS by Jeanne M. LeeLOUANNE PIG IN THE TALENT SHOW by Nancy CarlsonANGEL AND THE ACROBAT by Mark Shannon I PRETEND by Heidi Goennell
FREDERICK by Leo Lionni A MOTHER'S SONG by Janet Lowler BE NICE TO SPIDERS by Margaret Bloy Graham FABLES by Arnold Lobel
AESOP'S FABLES by Milo WinterTHE KING AND THE TORTOISE by Tololwa M. MollelTHE CARROT SEED by Ruth Krauss AMOS AND BORIS by William Steig