“The Birthday Book” by Todd Parr

“The Birthday Book” is a book about the activities that one can do during his/her birthday.

Book Title: The Birthday Book

Author: Todd Parr

Central Topic/Theme: birthday


What do you do during your birthday? This book shows the wonderful ways of celebrating birthdays.

Questions to ask

  1. What is the book all about?
  2. When is your birthday?
  3. What do you do when it is your birthday?
  4. What present would you like to receive from someone on your birthday?
  5. What gift would you like to give to your friend/family member on his/her birthday?

Extension activities

  • Introduce the “months in a year”. Share the 12 months in a year with the children. Let them tell which month their birthday falls on.
  • Charades. Let the children play “charades” acting out the activity that they want to do on their birthday. Their friends will guess.
  • Write a “birthday card”. Encourage children to make a birthday card for their friend/family member and write their wishes for him/her.

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