moppet – Word of the day

moppet

[mop-it]

noun
1.   a young child.
How would use this word in a sentence? You could write an entire story about this noun as the main subject.
Where would you best find an entire place filled with moppets? My answer is school. In fact there are hundreds of thousands of books written about and for moppets and here are some of my favorites divided by age level but not in any order whatsoever.
Picture Books
‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle
‘The Mitten’ by Jan Brett
‘Hot to Babysit a Grandma’ by Jean Reagan
‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sendak
‘Have You Seen My Monster?’ by Steve Light
‘ Must. Push. Buttons! by Jason Good
‘All For Me and None For All’ by Helen Lester
‘Caps For Sale’ by Esphyr Slobodkina
‘Found’ by Salina Yoon
‘Chrysanthemum’ by Kevin Henkes
‘Frog and Toad Are Friends’ by Arnold Lobel
‘Goodnight Gorilla’ by Peggy Rathmann
‘Yoo Hoo Moon!’ by Mary Blocksma
‘The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear’ by Don and Audrey Wood
Early Readers
ANY books by Dr. Seuss
‘Miss Nelson is Missing’ by Harry Allard and James Marshall
‘Chicka Chicka Boom Boom’ by Bill Martin Jr.
‘Don’t Turn the Page! by Rachel Burk
‘We’re Going On a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen
‘The Kissing Hand’ by Audrey Penn
‘ The Complete Adventures of Curious George’ by Margaret Rey
‘Big Red Barn’ by Margaret Wise Brown
‘ Learn to Read with Sami and Thomas’ by Rebecca McDonald
‘Do Monsters Wear Undies?’ by Mark Smith
Easy Readers
entire ‘Henry and Mudge’ series by Cynthia Ryland, illus. by Sucie Stevenson
entire ‘Arthur’ series by Marc Brown
entire ‘Amelia Bedelia’ series by Herman Parish illus. by Lynn Sweat
entire ‘ Oliver and Amanda’ series by Jean Van Leeuwen, illus. by Ann Schweninger
‘Danny and the Dinosaur’ by Syd Hoff
any book by Mo Willems
‘Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same!’ by Grace Lin
‘ See Me Run’ by Paul Meisel
‘ Murilla Gorilla, Jungle Detective’ by jennifer Lloyd
‘Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan’ by Sarah Green
This is just the beginning of list of soooooo many more. Get your moppets started on these and enjoy the wonderful stories and memories you will make together.
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