Posts tagged with "Picture books"

Posted by Ms. L on 09/02/11
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Our good friend Bear is back, and this time he has a loose tooth. His friends try to help pull the tooth out, but their tricks don't work. Finally, Bear is able to wiggle the tooth out all on his own.  As Bear sleeps that night, a fluttering tooth fairy leaves him a plate of blueberries. Pair this new one with Bear’s other charming adventures.
 
 
 
 
 

Posted by Ms. L on 12/21/11
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‘Tis the season for giving! Share a heartwarming story with your child about kindness and generosity:
 

Posted by Ms. L on 02/08/12
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Your favorite friends are back, brought to you by none other than Mo Willems, author of Knuffle Bunny, Leonardo the Terrible Monster, and the Cat the Cat easy-to-read series.
 
Check out Elephant and Piggie’s latest adventure in Listen To My Trumpet!
 
What’s the pigeon up to these days? Find out in The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
 

Posted by Ms. L on 09/12/12
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“Once upon a time there were three dinosaurs and a poorly supervised little girl named Goldilocks.” Wait, that’s not how the story goes!  Check out Mo Willems' latest book and hilarious version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  In this book, Goldilocks eats pudding, not porridge, and the three dinosaurs, not bears, are “definitely not hiding in the woods waiting for an unsuspecting kid."  Both parents and kids will enjoy this laugh-out-loud story where the first chair is “Too tall,” the second chair is “Too tall,” and the third chair is, “TOO TALL!”

Posted by Ms. L on 11/22/11
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Goodnight Moon is the classic bedtime story. Its soothing rhythm and gentle rhymes have put generations of children to bed. The latest version, Goodnight iPad, may not make your little one’s eyes’ tired, but parents and children alike will enjoy this modern take on an old favorite. “There was an iPad, and a kid playing Doom, and a screen saver of an (angry) bird launching over the moon…”

Posted by Ms. L on 09/12/12
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Enjoy some of these great books that we read aloud in storytime this week!
 
Baby Time: Peek-a-Pet
 
 
Follow up the book with this fun fingerplay!
 
Gray Squirrel
Gray squirrel, gray squirrel,
Shake your bushy tail.
Gray squirrel, gray squirrel,
Shake you bushy tail.
Wrinkle up your little nose,
Put an acorn in your toes.
Gray squirrel, gray squirrel,
Shake your bushy tail.
 
Kids’ Time: Duck! Rabbit!
 
Family Time: The Wheels on the Bus
 
Storytime is every other week at the library.  For a complete storytime schedule, visit our Kids’ Events Calendar.
 
 

Posted by Ms. L on 06/13/12
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June 25 is Eric Carle’s birthday! Carle is the author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Busy Spider, and many more! His newest book is called The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse. What’s your favorite Eric Carle book?