Mother Goose Time’s “Fables and Folktales” Book List

August’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Fables and Folktales”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s themes.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about fables and folktales and also the concept of sharing.

Week 1: Aesop’s Fables I 

Look Out, Cub! by Peter Bently

The Little Red Hen: An Old Fable by Heather Forest

Frederick by Leo Lionni

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper

The Little Engine That CouldIt’s Mine! by Leo Lionni

Week 2: Aesop’s Fables II

Crows!: Strange and Wonderful by Laurence Pringle

Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London

Joe the Crab Takes a Walk by Tim Hill

The Problem with Chickens by Bruce McMillan

The Problem with ChickensThe Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse by Miriam Norton

Week 3: Paul Bunyan Tall Tales

Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

Love You ForeverOx-Cart Man by Donald Hall

Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie de Paola

Timber! by Leslie Falconer

No Dragons for Tea by Jean E Pendziwol

Week 4: International Folktales

How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend by Jerrie Oughton

Anansi and the Talking Melon by Eric A Kimmel

Mama Panya’s Pancakes by Mary and Rich Chamberlin

Sharing: How Kindness Grows by Fran Shaw

Strega Nona by Tomie de PaolaStrega Nona


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