My Mama Had a Dancing Heart

10 best books like My Mama Had a Dancing Heart (Libba Moore Gray): I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!, The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown, The Relatives Came, Llama Llama Red Pajama, The Way Back Home, Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear, Willy the Wimp, Fireflies, The Nowhere Emporium, The Antlered Ship

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
AuthorDr. Seuss
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go”. In this delightful book, Dr. Seuss celebrates the joys of reading, encouraging young children to take pride in their budding reading abilities.

With his unique combination of...
The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown
AuthorMac Barnett
A dazzling picture book biography of Margaret Wise Brown, the legendary author of Goodnight Moon, Runaway Bunny, and other children’s classics, that is as fearless and groundbreaking as the icon herself was—from award-winning, bestselling author Mac Barnett and rising star illustrator Sarah...
The Relatives Came
AuthorCynthia Rylant
In a rainbow-colored station wagon that smelled like a real car, the relatives came. When they arrived, they hugged and hugged from the kitchen to the front room. All summer they tended the garden and ate up all the strawberries and melons. They plucked banjos and strummed guitars.
When they finally...
Llama Llama Red Pajama
AuthorAnna Dewdney
Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn’t coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes downstairs, and...
The Way Back Home
AuthorOliver Jeffers
From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes an imaginative tale of friendship in a world where what makes us different isn't nearly as important as what makes us the same.

When a boy discovers a single-propeller airplane in his closet, he does what any young adventurer...
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
AuthorLindsay Mattick
Before there was Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. In 1914, during World War I, Captain Harry Colebourn, a Canadian veterinarian on his way to serve with cavalry units in Europe, rescued a bear cub in White River, Ontario. He named the bear Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg,...
Willy the Wimp
AuthorAnthony Browne
Read this book in Spanish for Primary level. This book translates very well as it has simple sentences and the illustrations would really help the children to understand the story.

The story is about Willy the gorilla, who is a bit of a wimp. He decides to 'beef up' as he is fed up of being called...
AuthorJulie Brinckloe
If you love something, set it free...

There's something magical about summer nights and fireflies, and this book will bring back memories for so many readers. In this story, a boy collects fireflies in a jar, but when he sees their lights start to dim as they grow weaker, he makes the right choice...
The Nowhere Emporium
AuthorRoss MacKenzie
When the mysterious Nowhere Emporium arrives in Glasgow, orphan Daniel Holmes stumbles upon it quite by accident. Before long, the 'shop from nowhere' -- and its owner, Mr Silver -- draw Daniel into a breathtaking world of magic and enchantment. Recruited as Mr Silver's apprentice, Daniel learns...
The Antlered Ship
AuthorDashka Slater
An inquisitive fox sets off on a seafaring voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons in this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure.

Marco the fox has a lot of questions, like: how deep does the sun go when it sinks into the sea? And why do birds have such lizardy feet? But none of the other foxes...
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