Sylvester and the Sand Castle Author:Ruth Lerner Perle A story about sportsmanship and fairness. — In this story, Sylvester the Stubborn Squirrel misses out on a lot of fun because he insists on having his way. By setting a good example, his AlphaPet friends help him realize the advantages of being adaptable and open-minded. — In addition to enjoying this story with your child, you can use it to teach... more » a gentle lesson about the importance of being a good sport and cooperating with others.
You can also use this story to introduce the letter S. As you read about Sylvester the Stubborn Squirrel, ask your child to listen for all the words that start with S and point to the objects that begin with S. When you've finished reading the story, your child will enjoy doing the activity at the end of the book.« less