Many of our communities have residents whose families originally came from Great Britain. For a craft project, make crackers used to celebrate New Years, or crowns to honor the Royal Family: www.educatall.com/page/1549/New-Year-s-Eve-Party-Crackers.html .
Bemelmans, Madeline in London. The twelve little girls travel to London to visit the Ambassador and his son.
Cousins, Lucy. Maisy Goes to London. A little white mouse and her friends visit London and ride on a double-decker bus.
DeFelice, Cynthia. Nelly May Has Her Say. A servant girl must call items in the home funny names at the request of the owner.
Shulevitz, Uri. The Treasure. In this English folktale, a man follows advice heard in his dream to find wealth.
Various. Jack and the Beanstalk. A boy must use his wits to escape the Giant at the top of the beanstalk which grew from magic beans.
Various. The Teeny Tiny Woman. In this ghost story told with repetition, an old woman is haunted by a bone taken from the cemetery.
Wahl, Jan. Little Johnny Buttermilk. In this British folktale, a boy must escape from a witch who tries to steal his pail of milk.
Penny Peck, San Jose State University iSchool