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  • I Scream for Ice Cream!
  • Fingerplays & Songs
  • Books
  • New Books
  • Storytimes at your Library
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    I Scream for Ice Cream!
    Celebrate summer with some great books about a delicious treat. For a richer reading experience, talk to your children about the book after you've read it. Encourage conversation by asking your children about their favorite ice cream flavors--or better yet, eat some ice cream together!

    To find some books about ice cream, try the Ice Cream! book list.
         Cover Art: The Good Humor Man

    Fingerplays & Songs
    Little Miss Muffet

    Little Miss Muffet,

    Sat on her tuffet,

    Eating a chocolate ice cream,

    Along came a spider,

    Who sat down beside her,

    And said, "Give me some or I'll scream!"

    Cover Art: Turning Milk into Ice Cream
    I Like Ice Cream. Yes, I do!

    I like ice cream. Yes, I do!

    One scoop for me?

    No! Make it two!

    Hmmm... two scoops of ice cream,

    I want more!

    How about three?

    No, make that four!

    1, 2, 3, 4,

    Splat! Oh no! It's on the floor!


    Books
    Cover Art: Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star
    A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that patience, just like a frosty treat, will go a long way.
    Cover Art: Should I Share My Ice Cream? Should I Share My Ice Cream?
    Gerald the elephant has a big decision to make, but will he make it in time?

    New Books

    Lily the Unicorn

    Me First

    The Race

    Send for a Superhero!

    more New Picture Books

    Storytimes at your Library
    Many storytimes require registration and fill up early. Registration is available online, by phone and in person.
    • Baby Storytime - for children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format designed especially for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.
    • Family Storytime - For children of all ages and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.
    see all Storytimes at Hennepin County Library

    see all events at Hennepin County Library


    Jane Jane, Birth to Six Librarian
    Learn more about early literacy at Birth to Six website


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