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Top 10 Books by Eric Carle

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Do You Want to Be My Friend?


A lonely gray mouse searches for companionship, encountering creatures large and small. Mouse asks each animal, "Do you want to be my friend?" Mouse experiences disappointment along the way, but ends up thrilled to find a friend in another mouse.

Activity: What Is Friendship? Teach children about friendship by having them write a kind note to another person. They can also decorate this printable card.

Next: Pancakes, Pancakes!

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