Eight new volumes in this fine series are designed to make the idea of books and reading attractive to preschool children. The little barron's toddler books can serve very young children as an important first step in developing a lifetime habit of productive reading. The delightful and easy text in each book encourages toddlers' listening and concentration skills, and prepares them in a gentle and enjoyable way for the school years soon to come. Simple and appealing stories reflect experiences that are part of every toddler's world. Attractive color illustrations on every page add to each story's charm. Books are printed on sturdy cardstock that gives maximum protection against wear and tear. With little barron's toddler books, reading can become a delightful experience that kids will continue to value as they mature.Mom takes Freddie to the doctor when he comes down with a sore throat. Freddie is nervous at first, but the doctor turns out to be friendly. Very soon, Freddie is feeling much better.