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The Hairy Toe

The Hairy Toe

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It's "A Traditional American Tale", boasts the flyleaf, as if that excuses the poverty of the plot, and it's not even set in Afghanistan. She then decides to take it home with her (what possesses her to do this I do not know), and then night falls.

In this spine-tickling traditional tale, an old woman finds a hairy toe – and soon the owner comes looking for it! I stopped reading after the middle of the story and allowed the children to think what might happen next and I did a shared WB writing assuming if they were the author how they would end that story? We snuggle into bed together and skooch under the covers as the creature gets closer and closer to identifying itself. Also love a classic picture book and folktale with an old woman protagonist (despite her meeting an implied gruesome end). If you are under 16, please obtain your parent/guardian’s permission before submitting or ask your parent/guardian to submit on your behalf.READ AND SHARE is a unique first library for parents and children that helps build early readers’ confidence. Sixteen top-quality books with notes for extending reading fun inspire the confidence parents and children need to experience the joys of reading . The first time I read it to a class they sit in silence, hanging onto every word with such suspense.

While out picking beans an old woman finds a hairy toe – and soon wishes she hadn’t – especially when its owner comes looking for it… Humorously illustrated by Daniel Postgate this spine-tickling traditional tale is perfect for halloween and shouts to be read out loud! The story is about an old women, one day she finds a hairy toe while she was picking beans and takes to her home. That night really fearful, dreadful things happen, she hears to a strange voice crying, 'Where is my hairy toe? I've even taken it in to my son's class and read it to them - joyously received with squeals of delight and shock at the end - I do get a bit carried away on the last page. Grouped in four progressive levels, Read and Share books - available individually for the first time - are specially selected for qualities that encourage literacy skills and a love of reading.It is a good book for involving children to use different voices, and exaggerate certain words or phrases. Humorously illustrated by Daniel Postgate this spine-tickling traditional tale is perfect for halloween and shouts to be read out loud! I suppose I can say that the initial premise is of a little old lady going out to pick vegetables and stumbling across a big hairy orange toe.

Rereading this little gem again today and I can still say that this is a scary book for younger readers. By submitting a review you grant us the right to display and use it in any way; please read our General Legal Notices for full details.

I used the book for my reception lesson and found the children literally bound to the story and were engaged as a part of that story.

plus, I let her imagination run wild as we try to figure out how the creature lost it's Hairy Toe in the first place! A vulnerable old lady is engaged in an uncertain defensive action on a flimsy premise with no discernible ending.While out picking beans an old woman finds a hairy toe – and soon wishes she hadn't – especially when its owner comes looking for it. I don't know why but there's something about this story that's just wonderfully creepy and beautiful. Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives.



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