[ PDF ] ✈ The Squeaky Door Author Margaret Read MacDonald – Anguillais.us

The Squeaky Door THE SQUEAKY DOORIt S Time For Bed Granny Tucks Little Boy In Tight She Kisses Him Good Night She Turns Out The Light And He S Not Scared No, Not Him But When Granny Shuts That Door SQUEEEEAK How Can A Granny Keep That Spooky, Squeaky Door From Scaring Her Little Boy Awake At Night Acclaimed Storyteller Margaret Read MacDonald Spins A Humorous Bedtime Story, Perfect For Reading Aloud, With Comical Illustrations By Mary Newell DePalma.

[ PDF ] ✈ The Squeaky Door  Author Margaret Read MacDonald – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 40 pages
  • The Squeaky Door
  • Margaret Read MacDonald
  • English
  • 07 June 2019
  • 0060283734

    10 thoughts on “[ PDF ] ✈ The Squeaky Door Author Margaret Read MacDonald – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Oh, I was laughing so hard already when the first animal, the cat, was introduced, partly because of the pictures of the cat Very funny This is an amusing story based on a Puerto Rican folk song and also previously told by a New Zealand storyteller, and there is also a Chilean version of this tale about a boy who is scared by a squeaky door, so his grandmother goes to greater greater lengths to ease his fear The author s note at the end invites the reader to include any animals they Oh, I was laughing s...


  2. says:

    This is the story of a little boy who has trouble sleeping at Grandma s because the squeaky bedroom door is scary, so she brings him various animals from a cat to a horse to sleep in bed with him and keep him from being afraid Though, it doesn t quite go the way she plannedI can see where it would probably be very cute and fun in the right circumstances maybe a kid nervous about staying over at grandma s or another sleepover though I must say I found it a tad tedious with all the repeti This is the story of a little boy who has trouble sleeping at Grandma s because the squeaky bedroom door is scary, so she brings him various animals from a cat to a horse to sleep in bed with him and keep him from being afraid Though, it doesn t quite go the way she plannedI can see where it would probably be very cute and fun in the right circumstances maybe a kid nervous about staying over at grandma s or another sleepover though I must say I found it a tad tedious with all the repetition it s a cumulative tale But, I may have appreciated itas a child I know it was fun to read along and know what was coming next And, of course, it was so silly and absurd in a fun way with all the animals coming into the bed Though, why di...


  3. says:

    This is one of the few times I have actually read a Puerto Rican folktale since I usually read many Mexican folktales The Squeaky Door is a Puerto Rican folktale retold by Margaret Read MacDonald, popular author for retelling various folktales and illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma In this tale, a young boy tries to go to sleep, but the squeaky door keeps him up all night The Squeaky Door is a truly hilarious and brilliant folktale that every child should definitely read I just absolutely This is one of the few times I have actually read a Puerto Rican folktale since I usually read many Mexican folktales The Sq...


  4. says:

    This one is based off of the Puerto Rican folk song, La Cama It s a building story, as in the boy is alone in the bed and gets scared, so grandma puts the cat in bed with him, then the dog, then the pig etcI can t believe I didn t do a review of this book after my preschool storytime a few weeks ago In a group where the kids sometimes get a little bored and lose interest, I really was worried about doing this book The illustrations aren t the most exciting but I really love the rhythm an This one is based off of the Puerto Rican folk song, La Cama It s a building story, as in the boy is alone in the bed and gets scared, so grandma puts the cat in bed with him, then the dog, then the pig etcI can t believe I didn t do a review of this book after my preschool storytime a few weeks ago In a group where the kids sometimes get a little bored and lose interest, I really was wor...


  5. says:

    This is a humorous retelling of an old Puerto Rican folktale The animal noises and onomatopoeia, along with the varying speaking tones and dramatic pauses make this book fun to read aloud It got a bit too repetitive for me, but not for our girls After just a couple of iterations, our girls were saying the repeating narrative for me and we all enjoyed yelling, SQUEEEEAK The illustrations are very expressive and we loved the animals in pajamas and eye shades, all tucked in to bed We enjoyed This is a humorous retelling of an old Puerto Rican folktale The animal noises and onomatopoeia, along with the varying speaking tones and dramatic pauses make this book fun to read aloud It got a bit too repetitive for me, but not for our girls After just a couple of iterations, our girls were say...


  6. says:

    A cute and sweet story about a squeaky door that makes a grandchild scared when he visits his grandparents home Grandma s efforts to comfort the boy are no good, but she keeps trying with hilarious results.I liked this light hearted story about a situation that we all can relate to trying to help a young child fall asleep in an unfamiliar or at least, non routine place The illustrations added to the humor and were the perfect complement to the story.I like that the author gave credit where A cute and sweet story about a squeaky door that makes a grandchild scared when he visits his grandparents home Grandma s...


  7. says:

    The Squeaky Door by Margaret Read MacDonald, illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma recreates an old folktale into a cumulative tale appropriate for bedtime or as a storytime read aloud His Grandma tucks Little Boy into bed, but when she closes the very loud squeaky, scary door, he cries out Grandma tries a series of crazy attempts to keep Little Boy from being afraid to go to sleep in the bed When bringing in a cat doesn t work, she adds a dog, then a pig, then a horse with unfortunate results The Squeaky Door by Margaret R...


  8. says:

    Grandma is worried that Little Boy will be afraid to sleep in the great big bed all alone, so she tucks him in, gives him a kiss, tip toes out of the room, and very slowly closes the squeaky door Each time the door closes, the boy screams and Grandma tucks an animal into the bed so the Little Boy isn t alone Is Little Boy really afraid to be alone or could be something else This story was inspired by a Puerto Rican folktale Margaret Read MacDonald did an excellent job of transforming it into Grandma is worried that Little Boy will be afraid to sleep in the great big bed all alone, so she tucks him in, gives him a kiss, tip toes out of the room, and very slowly closes the squeaky door Each time the door closes, the boy screams and Grandma tucks an animal into th...


  9. says:

    What to dowhat to do When a squeeaakky door keeps the little boy up at night, Grandma tries to think of all the ways to help him sleep Should he sleep with the cat, the dog, the pig, or the horse But when the bed breaks from all that...


  10. says:

    Clever silly fun But not much , unless you re into cumulative repetitive stories, or, of course, into stories that are fun to adapt and tell, instead of simply read Author s note references Puerto Rican folk song La Cama.

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