Nelly That's Not Nice - AlphaPets Author:Shirley Bogart, Richard Max Kolding (Illustrator) In this story, Nelly the Naughty Newt is habitually less than honest. Like the boy who cried "Wolf," Nelly finds out that because people have learned not to trust her, they accuse her of wrongdoing even when she's blameless. — In addition to enjoying this exciting story with your child, you cans use it to teach a gentle lesson about... more » the character-building value of trustworthiness. Explain how important it is to be reliable and to do the right thing, such as respecting other people's property.
You can also use this story to introduce the letter N. As you read about Nelly the Naughty Newt, ask your child to listen for all the N words and point to the objects that begin with N. When you've finished reading the story, your child will enjoy doing the activity at the end of the book.« less