In this story, Albert the Absent-Minded Alligator remembers that it's a special day-but he can't rembember why. His absent-mindedness gets him into one predicament after another until, with some help from his Alpha-Pet friends, he finally discovers what makes this a special indeed.
This is a delightful story that you can use to teach a gentle lesson about the important value of friendship-of being a good friend and having friends.
You can also use this story to introduce the letter A. As you read the story, ask your child to listen for all of the A words and point to objects whose names begin with A.