cover image Mary Had a Little Lamb

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Mary Ann Hoberman. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $15.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-316-60687-5

In the latest book in the Sing-Along Stories series, Mary Had a Little Lamb, adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman, illus. by Nadine Bernard Westcott, Mary and her classmates sneak the lamb into their classroom, where they attempt to teach it to read and write: ""The lamb was asked to read aloud, Read aloud, Read aloud, The lamb was asked to read aloud But all it said was... BAA!"" With musical notation and an activity page, this humorous interpretation of the original song will delight young children. (Sept.)