5 Books to Promote Good Behavior

The Tale of Pip & Squeak by Kate Duke
Teach your preschooler about patience and sharing with these adorable stories.

Llama Llama Mad at Mama

By Anna Dewdney

A patient mother llama shows her cranky son that cooperation can make even a boring trip to Shop-O-Rama fun.

Five Nice Mice

By Chisato Tashiro

After being shut out of a frogs-only concert, the mice decide to put on a show of their own -- and end up making beautiful music with everyone (including the frogs).

Duck & Goose

By Tad Hills

The title characters have a big fight over a giant egg. When it turns out to be a ball, they learn to play with it together.

Grumpy Bird

By Jeremy Tankard

Bird is having a bad day until a parade of animal pals follows him around and helps turn his frown upside down.

The Tale of Pip & Squeak

By Kate Duke

Two mouse brothers with nothing in common work together to throw the best party ever.

Originally published in the March 2009 issue of Parents magazine.

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