While instructing your children on phone etiquette, be sure to include these upbeat Telephone Titles:

 

Picture Books

Telephone by Mac Barnett - When it's time to come home for dinner, a mother bird passes the message down a line of birds perched on a telephone wire.

Oink-a-Doodle-Moo by Jef Czekaj - A barnyard game of "telephone" goes wild in this jolly read aloud.

While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat by Amy Reichert - A rush of visitors at the door causes chaos for a young girl whose mother just can't seem to get off the phone. 

Juvenile Nonfiction

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Cell Phones by Jim Pipe - Bite-size facts and humorous illustrations journey through history to chronicle this current convenience.

Cell Phone Safety by Cathy Allen - Learn how to be tech-savvy and keep safe without taking away all the fun.