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Jenn Bertman
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I'm trying to think of picture books where spontaneous parades are created, like a character is doing something and passes another character who joins in and so on until a big group has formed. I know I've read stories where something like this happens in the plot but I'm coming up completely blank. Any titles come to mind?

Also useful might be pied piper types of stories, where a character is able to lead others to a particular destination.

Thanks in advance!  :thankyou2:
#1 - July 12, 2011, 08:33 PM
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I'm not 100% sure, but perhaps Dr Seuss's "To Think It Happened In Mulberry Street"?
Oh, and "Hairy Maclary" by Lynley Dodd. That's a good one.
#2 - July 12, 2011, 11:12 PM
I've Got Eyes! - Amicus Ink

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"Drum City" by Thea Guidone definitely fits the bill.
#3 - July 13, 2011, 03:25 PM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
CITY SHAPES, DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS, ONE SNOWY DAY, PIZZA PIG, and more...
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Perhaps "Bats on Parade" by Kathi Appelt...I've used this book in teaching kindergartners at Halloween time. The parade grows bigger as bats join.
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#4 - July 13, 2011, 06:58 PM
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Two folk tales come to mind -- The Golden Goose, where one person is stuck magically to the next when they touch, and Chicken-Little, who alarms a growing number of animals that the sky is falling and they go with her to tell the king. Hope that helps!

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#5 - July 13, 2011, 08:03 PM
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Ecoburn's post made me think of "The Three Little Pigs".
#6 - July 13, 2011, 08:54 PM
I've Got Eyes! - Amicus Ink

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These are great suggestions so far. Keep them coming!

A parade of bunnies: 
:bunnyrun :bunnyrun :bunnyrun :bunnyrun :bunnyrun :bunnyrun
#7 - July 13, 2011, 09:32 PM
BOOK SCAVENGER, Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt 
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Not sure if this one counts as officially a parade, but Michael Ian Black's A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea
#8 - July 14, 2011, 06:07 AM
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There's a book coming out August 8, DOG PARADE by Barbara Joosse. I haven't seen it yet, but the summary sounds like it might have a joining in aspect to it.
#9 - July 14, 2011, 04:49 PM
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Oh, I just thought of two other oldie but goodies! One is The Gingerbread Man, where the escaped gingerbread man is usually pictured being chased by a growing number of people. The other is Mark McClintock's classic easy reader A Fly Went By.
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The Gingerbread Man also reminds me of "Stop that Pickle!".
#11 - July 15, 2011, 06:50 AM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
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Mary Ann Hoberman's "And To Think That We Thought That We'd Never Be Friends" http://www.amazon.com/Think-That-Thought-Never-Friends/dp/0440417767
#12 - July 18, 2011, 06:54 AM
Fur Balls & Feathers & Fins, Oh My! Animals Are My Kind of People
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"The Boy Who Cried 'Fabulous'" by Leslea Newman.
#13 - July 18, 2011, 07:06 AM

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These all sound promising--I'll be checking them all out. "Stop that Pickle!" and "The Boy Who Cried Fabulous" are worth looking into for the titles alone!
#14 - July 18, 2011, 05:08 PM
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I think something like that happens in Harry and the Lady Next Door (or one of the other Harry books).

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#15 - July 18, 2011, 05:40 PM
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This doesn't exactly fit the criteria, but MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS might be worth a look.  :)
#16 - July 31, 2011, 04:25 PM

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