Albert's Special Day Author:Ruth Lerner Perle In this story, Albert the Absent-minded Alligator remembers that it's a special day-but he can't remember why. His absent-mindedness gets him into one predicament after another until, with some help from his Alphapet friends, he finally discovers what makes this day special indeed. — In addition to enjoying this delightful story with your child, ... more »you can use it 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 about Albert the Absent-minded Alligator, ask your child to listen for all the A words and point to the objects whose names begin with A. When you've finished reading the story, your child will enjoy doing the activity at the end of the book.« less
This is one of my 2 and 4 year old's favorites. It's pretty wordy for the 2 year old but there are lots of items in the illustrations for her to "talk" about. They think Albert is hilarious (can't find his glasses that are on his head, leaves his tub running, puts his robe on backwards)...total preschooler humor.