Bookshelf Must-Have:
Llama Llama Loves to Read

by the Brightly Editors

Illustration: popmarleo, iStock

Everyone’s favorite little llama is back for another adventure! With fun-to-read rhymes and colorful illustrations for which beloved author Anna Dewdney is known, this month’s Bookshelf Must-Have pick will delight little ones learning to read and all fans of the Llama Llama series.

  • Llama Llama Loves to Read

    by Anna Dewdney and Reed Duncan

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    A fitting tribute to Anna Dewdney and her mission to spread a love of books, this picture book is all about Llama Llama learning to read. A day at school is filled with learning the alphabet, stringing letters together to make words, and learning how words make up sentences. Together they make up Llama Llama’s favorite stories! While he sometimes becomes frustrated and stumbles on hard words, at the end of the day Llama Llama is so excited to show Llama Mama what he’s learned.

    Parents and teachers will love that the steps to becoming a reader are so simply laid out and will appreciate Llama Llama’s energizing attitude towards learning to read. Sure to inspire a love of books, reading, and learning, Llama Llama Loves to Read is the perfect story for budding readers and little ones heading off to school for the first time this fall.

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