Barefoot in High Heels

Thesaurus Rex

Posted on: November 19, 2008

Well, I’m a little late for this month’s Kids’ Picks carnival over at 5 Minutes for Books.  Oops!  I blame it on my bloglines reader not updating me with the feeds from their site recently (Bad Bloglines!).  It could, of course, be due to my complete lack of organization and not knowing what day it is, but it feels better to blame it on a faceless website.

We’ve been to the library quite a bit lately, my 3-year-old and me.  She likes to play with the Thomas the Train set there while I search for all the books, but rest assured, she is a big fan of reading, at least when we get the books home.

Readers of Barefoot in High Heels know that I am a stallholder for Barefoot Books.  Our local library has a decent selection of Barefoot titles, and while I picked up a bunch of books for my daughter (classics like Eric Carle favorites, Chicken Soup with Rice, the Giving Tree, and of course Fancy Nancy!), I brought home some Barefoot titles as well.  In fact, I had recently purchased Thesaurus Rex as a Christmas gift for my daughter, and then I sold my copies at some events I had last weekend!  

Tonight before bed we read Thesaurux Rex, by Laya Steinberg and illustrated by Debbie Harter.  Cute concept, and of course, the fun visuals as well.  But what part does my daughter like the best?  Is it the fact that she’s learning synonyms?  Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, here!  Nope — She likes it when Thesaurux Rex gets caught in the mud (and the muck, mire, etc.) and then has to wash (soap, scour, scrub, etc.) himself in the tub!    Aren’t 3-year-olds cute?

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And here’s the best part!  Between today and Tuesday, November 25th, Barefoot is offering FREE SHIPPING!  And, if you order $50, you’ll receive a free activity book as well.  Get your holiday shopping done early!

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1 Response to "Thesaurus Rex"

What a cute concept for a book — and the illustrations look really colorful. (I love great illustrations!) Btw, Chicken Soup with Rice — one of my childhood favorites! 🙂

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