Big Books

Overview

Teacher Created Materials’ Big Books were created to both engage students and support vocabulary development as students explore social studies, science, language arts, and mathematics themes.

  • 15"x19" books with large print and captivating illustrations
  • Each book includes lesson plans that address literacy and phonemic awareness/phonics with additional ideas for instruction in art, math, and social studies (and content-area activities) 
  • Students will build oral language skills and phonemic awareness by reading aloud, rhyming, and reciting poetry and songs 
  • Big Books and lesson plans are conveniently packaged in a large, zip-top bag with handle
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In the Classroom

  1. Engaging books with large print and colorful illustrations
  2. Content-area themes
  3. Listening, speaking, and content-area activities
  4. Convenient, reusable packaging

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Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100225

Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100225
  • ISBN: 9781493882618

Price: $29.99

Children will love the simple rhyme in this illustrated version of a traditional song about a farmer who tends to his oat, pea, bean, and barley plants. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Little Boy Blue Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100227

Little Boy Blue Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100227
  • ISBN: 9781493882632

Price: $29.99

This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations. Children will love the illustrated version of this familiar rhyme that will help them understand and recognize basic colors.

Down by the Bay Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100228

Down by the Bay Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100228
  • ISBN: 9781493882649

Price: $29.99

With a familiar song as its root, this big book will encourage new readers to share the story. Lively, colorful illustrations and a melodic rhyme assist children in gathering information about this young boy's journey down the bay.

Sing a Song of Sixpence Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100229

Sing a Song of Sixpence Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100229
  • ISBN: 9781493882656

Price: $29.99

The five senses come alive in this illustrated version of this traditional rhyme that helps children verbalize their own stories about the illustrations. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Hush, Little Baby Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100230

Hush, Little Baby Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100230
  • ISBN: 9781493882663

Price: $29.99

In the illustrated version of this traditional song, readers will read about a mother singing her baby a lullaby. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Oh, Mr. Sun Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100232

Oh, Mr. Sun Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100232
  • ISBN: 9781493882687

Price: $29.99

Come out and play, Mr. Sun! Children will love the illustrated version of this traditional song that follows children as they play outside. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100231

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100231
  • ISBN: 9781493882670

Price: $29.99

This version of a traditional poem allows beginning readers to gain confidence in their reading and comprehension skills as they learn to recognize shapes. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

The Itsy Bitsy Spider Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100233

The Itsy Bitsy Spider Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100233
  • ISBN: 9781493882694

Price: $29.99

The Itsy Bitsy Spider comes to life in this illustrated version of the traditional rhyme. The familiar rhyme and extra-large text in this big book provide beginning readers with an introduction to the different types of weather.

Hickory Dickory Dock Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100234

Hickory Dickory Dock Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100234
  • ISBN: 9781493882700

Price: $29.99

The traditional rhyme, Hickory Dickory Dock, comes to life in this big book featuring extra-large text and illustrations. With a familiar rhyme, new readers will be excited to share what they read.

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100235

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100235
  • ISBN: 9781493882717

Price: $29.99

With an illustrated version of a familiar rhyme, new readers use the simple text to guide them through the storyline that introduces them to basic numerical concepts. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100236

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100236
  • ISBN: 9781493882724

Price: $29.99

In this version of a traditional song, new readers will read about a black sheep who has wool to share. The extra-large text and illustrations in this big book allow children to gather information and better understand the storyline.

Wheels on the Bus Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100238

Wheels on the Bus Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100238
  • ISBN: 9781493882748

Price: $29.99

In this charmingly illustrated version of a traditional song, new readers will follow along as a bus makes its way through the town. Children will love the extra-large text and vibrant illustrations of this big book format.

Head and Shoulders Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100237

Head and Shoulders Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100237
  • ISBN: 9781493882731

Price: $29.99

This version of a traditional song will have children singing and reading along with enthusiasm! The familiar song helps children learn to name basic body parts. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Yankee Doodle Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100240

Yankee Doodle Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100240
  • ISBN: 9781493882762

Price: $29.99

Join Yankee Doodle as he rides to town in this illustrated version of the traditional song. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

London Bridge Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100239

London Bridge Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100239
  • ISBN: 9781493882755

Price: $29.99

In this delightfully illustrated version of the traditional song, children discover various types of building materials that are used to try to repair the London Bridge. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Old Mother Hubbard Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100241

Old Mother Hubbard Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100241
  • ISBN: 9781493882779

Price: $29.99

Old Mother Hubbard is working hard to take care of her spirited dog as she travels through her town to various shops to buy him presents. Children will love the extra-large text and illustrations in this big book format.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Say Good Night Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100242

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Say Good Night Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100242
  • ISBN: 9781493882786

Price: $29.99

Through a shared reading experience, children are encouraged to retell the events and activities that occur during this adorable teddy bear's day. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

If You're Happy and You Know It Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100243

If You're Happy and You Know It Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100243
  • ISBN: 9781493882793

Price: $29.99

New readers will love the vivid colors in this creatively illustrated version of the traditional song. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Mary Had a Little Lamb Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100244

Mary Had a Little Lamb Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100244
  • ISBN: 9781493882809

Price: $29.99

Beginning readers will be delighted to see what Mary and her lamb do together in this sweetly illustrated version of the traditional song. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Miss Molly's Dolly Big Book

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100226

Miss Molly's Dolly Big Book

Grade: PK-1

  • Item Number: 100226
  • ISBN: 9781493882625

Price: $29.99

Miss Molly's dolly is sick, sick, sick! New readers will enjoy the catchy rhyme and the sweet illustrations in this 15" x 19" big book that features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations.

Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100407

Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100407
  • ISBN: 9781493884636

Price: $29.99

Children will love the simple rhyme in this illustrated version of a traditional song about a farmer who tends to his oat, pea, bean, and barley plants. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Miss Molly's Dolly Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100408

Miss Molly's Dolly Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100408
  • ISBN: 9781493884643

Price: $29.99

Miss Molly's dolly is sick, sick, sick! New readers will enjoy the catchy rhyme and the sweet illustrations in this big book that features extra-large text, vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Little Boy Blue Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100409

Little Boy Blue Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100409
  • ISBN: 9781493884650

Price: $29.99

This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan. Children will love the illustrated version of this familiar rhyme that will help them understand and recognize basic colors.

Sing a Song of Sixpence Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100411

Sing a Song of Sixpence Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100411
  • ISBN: 9781493884674

Price: $29.99

The five senses come alive in this illustrated version of this traditional rhyme that helps children verbalize their own stories about the illustrations. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Down by the Bay Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100410

Down by the Bay Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100410
  • ISBN: 9781493884667

Price: $29.99

With a familiar song as its root, this big book will encourage new readers to share the story. The melodic rhyme assists children in gathering information about this young boy's journey down the bay. A lesson plan is included.

Hush, Little Baby Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100412

Hush, Little Baby Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100412
  • ISBN: 9781493884681

Price: $29.99

In the illustrated version of this traditional song, readers will read about a mother singing her baby a lullaby. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100413

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100413
  • ISBN: 9781493884698

Price: $29.99

This version of a traditional poem allows beginning readers to gain confidence in their reading and comprehension skills as they learn to recognize shapes. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Oh, Mr. Sun Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100414

Oh, Mr. Sun Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100414
  • ISBN: 9781493884704

Price: $29.99

Come out and play, Mr. Sun! Children will love the illustrated version of this traditional song that follows children as they play outside. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

The Itsy Bitsy Spider Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100415

The Itsy Bitsy Spider Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100415
  • ISBN: 9781493884711

Price: $29.99

The Itsy Bitsy Spider comes to life in this illustrated version of the traditional rhyme. The familiar rhyme and extra-large text in this big book provide beginning readers with an introduction to the different types of weather. A lesson plan is included.

Hickory Dickory Dock Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100416

Hickory Dickory Dock Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100416
  • ISBN: 9781493884728

Price: $29.99

The traditional rhyme, Hickory Dickory Dock, comes to life in this big book featuring extra-large text and illustrations. With a familiar rhyme, new readers will be excited to share what they read. A lesson plan is included.

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100417

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100417
  • ISBN: 9781493884735

Price: $29.99

With an illustrated version of a familiar rhyme, new readers use the simple text to guide them through the storyline that introduces them to basic numerical concepts. This big book features extra-large text and illustrations. A lesson plan is included.

Head and Shoulders Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100419

Head and Shoulders Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100419
  • ISBN: 9781493884759

Price: $29.99

This version of a traditional song will have children singing and reading along with enthusiasm! The familiar song helps children name basic body parts. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100418

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100418
  • ISBN: 9781493884742

Price: $29.99

In this version of a traditional song, new readers will read about a black sheep who has wool to share. The extra-large text and illustrations in this big book allow children to gather information and understand the storyline. A lesson plan is included.

Wheels on the Bus Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100420

Wheels on the Bus Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100420
  • ISBN: 9781493884766

Price: $29.99

In this charmingly illustrated version of a traditional song, new readers will follow along as a bus makes its way through the town. Children will love the extra-large text and vibrant illustrations of this big book format. A lesson plan is included.

London Bridge Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100421

London Bridge Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100421
  • ISBN: 9781493884773

Price: $29.99

In this illustrated version of a traditional song, children discover various types of building materials that are used to repair the London Bridge. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Yankee Doodle Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100422

Yankee Doodle Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100422
  • ISBN: 9781493884780

Price: $29.99

Join Yankee Doodle as he rides to town in this illustrated version of the traditional song. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Old Mother Hubbard Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100423

Old Mother Hubbard Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100423
  • ISBN: 9781493884797

Price: $29.99

Old Mother Hubbard is working hard to take care of her spirited dog as she travels through her town to various shops to buy him presents. Children will love the extra-large text and illustrations in this big book format. A lesson plan is included.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Say Good Night Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100424

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Say Good Night Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100424
  • ISBN: 9781493884803

Price: $29.99

Through a shared reading experience, children are encouraged to retell the events and activities that occur during this adorable teddy bear's day. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

If You're Happy and You Know It Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100425

If You're Happy and You Know It Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100425
  • ISBN: 9781493884810

Price: $29.99

New readers will love the vivid colors in this creatively illustrated version of the traditional song. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Mary Had a Little Lamb Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1 $29.99
Item Number: 100426

Mary Had a Little Lamb Big Book with Lesson Plan

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100426
  • ISBN: 9781493884827

Price: $29.99

Beginning readers will be delighted to see what Mary and her lamb do together in this sweetly illustrated version of the traditional song. This big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and includes a lesson plan.

Early Childhood Themes: Big Book Collection

Grade: PK-1 $499.99
Item Number: 100278

Early Childhood Themes: Big Book Collection

Grade: PK-1

  • Interest Level: PK-1
  • Item Number: 100278
  • ISBN: 9781493883158

Price: $499.99

This set of Big Books features extra-large text, vibrant illustrations, and familiar rhymes. Each book measures 15" x 19" and is ideal for read alouds and small-group instruction. Beginning readers will embark on a journey into the world of reading!

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