"Mr. and Mrs. Bunny lived in a farmhouse all alone. The house had two nice shutters and a garden of its own." Just right for a baby bunny, don't you think? Include picture descriptions. "Miffy Goes to the Hospital" is also available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
A short book with picture descriptions that explains to children that there is nothing scary about a hospital. Kindergarten through second grade. Miffy is also available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
Miffy the bunny is back. She is having fun scaring her friends while dressed like a ghost.
Miffy the rabbit takes us through a typical day of her life, looking at the clock every hour. This is not only an entertaining book, but it teaches the reader how to tell time using the picture of a clock on every page.
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