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Old 06-30-2011, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Lark Farm
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My earliest memory of books/reading, would be my parents reading The Fuzzy Wuzzy Blanket to me. I loved that book when I will little.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Texas
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The Big Golden Book of Bible Stories.

It was an oversized book and had amazing drawings in it. My father read a story out of it to me each night. What a wonderful memory.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:55 AM
 
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My Grandmom reading me a book called The Pony Engine, which was sort-of a rip-off of the Little Engine That Could.
I would look at the pictures as she read "I think I can, I think I can."

I also had lots of those little Golden Books. My favorite was The Pokey Little Puppy.


The first book I actually READ was Dr. Suess' Go Dog Go. I was so thrilled when I figured out the biggest word in the book- "again."
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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God knows, I have too many book memories to pinpoint the earliest one. My favorites though were "Go Dog Go", "Little Engine That Could" and the "Berenstain Bears". I loved "Go Dog Go" because I loved the idea of all those dogs living in that big tree. "Little Engine That Could" I loved because the way my grandmom used to read it to me - she was so animated and made the "I think I can" really sound like an engine.

I remember my brother was scared of the machine in "Are You My Mother?" lol. He was such a wuss, he was scared of Oscar the Grouch too.
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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My dad used to read to me every night. I remember sitting on the old green couch in the living room cuddled up with dad, who used to wear a sweater with a zipper that had a circle on it, reading things like Tinker and Tanker Go Out West and The Sneeches, and later James and the Giant Peach. My sister and I were terrified of the "Pair of Pale Green Pants with Nobody Inside Them" from the Sneeches book. We also had that set of books with Are You My Mother? and Hop on Pop and Go Dog Go. I have such memories of all those books.
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Old 06-30-2011, 12:03 PM
 
Location: on an island
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Pat the Bunny

I also had a book about God for the very young, it had beautiful watercolor illustrations and told several Bible stories. I'm kind of a heathen now but I still have that book somewhere.
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Old 06-30-2011, 12:06 PM
 
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I remember my brother was scared of the machine in "Are You My Mother?" lol.
The Snort? I always think it's kind of scary, too. But then it turns out to be good. I read that book to my preschoolers every year around Mother's Day. Love the mother bird with her little babushka.
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Old 06-30-2011, 01:39 PM
 
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The Hungry Caterpillar.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Houston
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The Chalk Box Kid is the first book I ever read. I loved it! If I ever have kid that will be the first book I'll buy them.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:34 PM
 
Location: Houston
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The Hungry Caterpillar.

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