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I'm gathering a list of picture books to study voice   specifillay -- PBs where MC / narrator speaks directly to reader.

so far:

THANKSGIVING RULES

DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS

I'm looking for more. Any suggestions??

Thanks!

--LiZ
#1 - December 01, 2012, 11:48 AM

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I think Fancy Nancy speaks to the reader. It popped into my head when I read this post, but I have all boys and have only read one of the FN books quite a long time ago.
#2 - December 01, 2012, 12:01 PM
THIS LITTLE PIGGY (AN OWNER'S MANUAL), Aladdin PIX June 2017 :pigsnort
KUNG POW CHICKEN 1-4, Scholastic 2014 :chicken

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CHESTER by Mélanie Watt

Actually, both Chester and Mélanie fight for control of the book. It's lovely.
#3 - December 01, 2012, 12:36 PM
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THE MONSTER AT THE END OF THIS BOOK

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#4 - December 01, 2012, 12:38 PM
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What about Laura Numeroff's "If You" books (IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE, IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE, etc.)

WHEN A DRAGON MOVES IN, by Jodi Moore.

IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN? by Audrey Vernick
#5 - December 04, 2012, 07:49 PM
BACKHOE JOE, HarperCollins, 2014
FAMOUSLY PHOEBE, Sterling, 2017
ALL IN A DROP, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019

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#6 - December 04, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Isn't The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka?
#7 - December 04, 2012, 10:25 PM

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I was going to chime in, but all the ones that instantly popped into my head were mentioned.  I'll have to dig around and see if I can come up with some more. Ever since I was a child, I've loved books that talk to the reader.  In fact, the first book that hit me was The Monster at the End of This Book because I wore those pages so thin, and it always stuck with me as I grew up.  I loved buying a fresh new copy to share with my daughters (who also love that book).
#8 - December 04, 2012, 10:31 PM

Thanks so much!

Off to the library and bookstore. . ..
#9 - December 05, 2012, 04:48 AM

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My own pb No Bears does this. It came out in the US earlier this year so should be around in libraries etc. When I realised I was going to use direct address I did just what you're doing - reading around to see how others had handled it. The pigeon books are my favourite!
#10 - December 05, 2012, 06:09 PM

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The MC from THIS IS NOT MY HAT speaks directly to the reader. The book is from the same author who wrote I WANT MY HAT BACK.
#11 - December 07, 2012, 05:45 AM

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