Little Sock – A lost sock looks for his home, will he find it? A very sweet early reader, with simple repetitive language, and bright child friendly illustrations. The book also has an inspiring simple activity to help make use of those lost socks, and give them a new home. Another great creative commons book from BookDash.
Text and Images from Little Sock
It’s wash day for the Socks.
OH “I have to get home,”
NO! says Little Sock.
Little Sock falls out!
“Do you know the way home?”
asks Little Sock.
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