Friday, July 22, 2016

Dojo Daytrip

Submitted by Ms. Karen!
Dojo Daytrip written and illustrated by Chris Tougas. The six little ninjas from Dojo Daycare are back for another adventure! The excited ninjas board the minibus for a field trip to a farm with their Master. Instead of experiencing the joys of farm life, however, Master becomes embroiled in disaster after barnyard disaster, giving the mini-ninjas opportunity to flaunt their mad ninja skills. From kicking down fences to climbing the scarecrow, letting out the animals, and generally ignoring their ninja creed - “Always help someone in need” - they are out of control. Finally, when Master gets into real danger, they remember what to do and with ninja speed save the Master and put the farm back to rights! Your children will enjoy these books about little girls and boys having fun and learning to be proper ninjas. See this book listed in our catalog 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Rhyming Dust Bunnies

Submitted by Ms. Carol!
Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas is a very cute rhyming book. Ed, Ned, Ted, and Bob are dust bunnies. They love to rhyme. Bob seems to have some trouble though. No matter how hard he tries he just can't seem to rhyme. Bob does however save the dust bunnies from the big scary broom. Will he be able to save them from the big scary vacuum? See this book listed in our catalog

Monday, July 18, 2016

Diana's White House Garden

Submitted by Ms. Sue!
Diana’s White House Garden by Elisa Carbone and illustrated by Jen Hill. Diana who is ten years old lives in the “white house.” Her dad Harry Hopkins was the president’s chief adviser in 1943. She lived there with lots of other people that worked there including President Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor. President Roosevelt wanted every citizen to help with the war effort. When he asked that everyone plant a garden to grow food for our soldiers, Diana wanted to help too. The gardens were called “Victory Gardens.” Diana worked with George the grounds keeper to turn the soil, fertilize, and plant the seeds. She went every day before and after school to tend the garden. When the plants were almost grown reporters came to see it. They asked Diana “how does it feel to inspire the whole country and help with the war effort?” “It feels very good,” she said. An article went out a few days later and the headline read “Diana Farms Her White House Plot”. It explained how the president’s plan was working and how she was an important part! See this book listed in our catalog

Friday, July 15, 2016

Alan's Big Scary Teeth

Submitted by Ms. Tess!
The titular Alan of Alan's Big Scary Teeth by Jarvis is a very scary alligator with a very scary set of teeth. He's renowned throughout the jungle for his scariness. Every morning he brushes his razor sharp teeth. And every day he brandishes them to all the other jungle animals, frightening the living daylights out of them! And every night he... takes out his false teeth and hides them! Nobody knows that Alan's big scary teeth are fake! Until one day Barry the beaver stumbles upon Alan's hiding place, finds his dentures, and snatches them! Alan discovers he's not very scary without his teeth. All the animals laugh at him, until he begins to cry. The animals offer to give Alan his teeth back, but only on one condition... Find out how these animals learn to compromise by reading Alan's Big Scary Teeth today! See this book listed in our catalog

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Wearable Books

Submitted by Ms. Tess!
You'll have tons of fun with the Wearable Books series by Donald Lemke and Bob Lentz. Simply open to any page, place to book up to your head, and enjoy! On every page of these colorful board books is a new thing to wear on your head. With the Book-O-Beards you can sport facial hair like a lumberjack's bushy beard, or a police officer's impressive mustache. With the Book-O-Teeth you can try out new chompers, like a vampire's fangs, or beaver's dam building teeth. With the Book-O-Hats you can try on the headgear of several occupations, like a firefighter's helmet, or a construction worker's bright orange hard hat. And with the Book-O-Masks you can disguise yourself as a superhero or a ninja! I realize the best way to explain how awesome these books are is to just show you some action pics, so here you go:
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