Ivy Can't Wait - AlphaPets Author:Ruth Lerner Perle, Richard Max Kolding (Illustrator) In this story, Ivy the Impatient Iguana discovers that things that take time are worth waiting for. Because of her impatience and need for immediate gratification, Ivy has several mishaps and ends up feeling miserable. With the help of Ollie the Obedient Ostrich and her other AlphaPet friends, Ivy learns the benefit of being patient, and gets a ... more »welcome reward at the end.
In addition to enjoying this humorous story with your child, you can use it to teach a gentle lesson about the important value of patience and the benefits of thinking ahead.
You can also use this story to introduce the letter I. As you read about Ivy the Impatient Iguana, ask your child to listen for all the I words and point to the objects that begin with I. When you've finished reading the story, your child will enjoy doing the activity at the end of the book.« less