"How to Be a Good Dog"
Theo reads the story How to Be a Good Dog, written and illustrated by Gail Page, to Lionel. In the story, a dog named Bobo gets tips from Cat on how to be on his best behavior for his owner, Mrs. Birdhead. Lionel is inspired by the story to try to train his sister, Leona, but with less than stellar results. Various segments teach the "oo" sound.
"Not Afraid of Dogs"
Cleo reads Leona the story Not Afraid of Dogs, written by Susanna Pitzer and illustrated by Larry Day. In the story, a boy named Daniel insists he's not frightened of dogs, but steers clear when a dog is brought into his home. The story helps Leona to learn about getting over fears, and after all -- what could be so scary at a library? Segments teach synonyms for the word "afraid."moreless