Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes (Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury)


Summer Reading Day 52: Today’s pick was Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury. This is an adorable book, perfect for baby bookworms in length, subject and artwork. It compares babies born in different places, of different skin colors, to different families and different cultures, noting that no matter how different they might seem, all these babies ten little fingers and toes.

It’s a simple concept told with adorable illustrations of chubby little fingers, toes, cheeks and knees, which a nice underlying message that people from all walks of life all started as babies. Thumbs up.

It’s My Birthday (Helen Oxenbury)


Summer Reading Day 23: We’re continuing our birthday theme, leading up to JJ’s very first birthday tomorrow, by choosing It’s My Birthday by Helen Oxenbury as our book today! It’s a short but sweet story about a little one making a cake and getting all their animals friends to help provide the ingredients. Adorable illustrations and a sweet story.