Saturday, April 7, 2018

From Story Time: The Letter "Z"

Read in Book Babies

By Barry Gott
Carolrhoda Books, 2018.  Picture Book.

Start your engines!  Ready...Set...Go...AH-CHOO!  As five little mice race down the road, they face noisy twists and messy surprises at every turn.  Who will cross the finish line first?  That'll depend on more than just their speed!  --Publisher

Read in Toddler Time

By Laura Wall
HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.  Picture Book.

Sophie and Goose are best friends.  But Sophie is worried that Goose gets lonely while she's at school.  What if Sophie found Goose another friend to play with?  The two take an exciting trip to the zoo to meet some new friends.  But wait!  What's all that noise?  SQUAWK!  GRRRR!  SQUEAK!  Young readers will laugh along as Sophie and Goose have a blast at the zoo in this delightful story.  --Publisher

Read in Preschool Time

Written by Kelly DiPucchio
Illustrated by Scott Campbell
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011.  Picture Book.

Mortimer is looking for love.  And he's looking everywhere!  He's worked out at the gym (if only his arm wouldn't keep falling off).  He's tried dance lessons (but the ladies found him to be a bit stiff).  He's even been on  How's a guy supposed to find a ghoul?  When it seems all hope has died, could the girl of Mortimer's dreams be just one horrifying shriek away?  Bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Scott Campbell raise the dead in a hilarious tale of finding love where you least expect it.  --Publisher

Read in Preschool Time

Written by Jill Nogales
Illustrated by Lorraine Rocha
Peachtree Publishers, 2017.  Picture Book.

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages: the circus is beginning!  Fierce Lion and speedy Zebra are stepping into the ring to perform their act--but wait!  Things aren't going quite according to plan...  Zebra is on the go--with Lion in hot pursuit!  Nogales's rollicking text keeps readers on their hooves--er, toes--while Rocha's vibrant illustrations bring the whole circus to life.  --Publisher

Read in Monday Cuentos

Sed Amigos
Written and Illustrated by Salina Yoon
Translated by Ana Galán
Editorial Corimbo, 2016.  Spanish Picture Book.

Dennis es un chico normal que se expresa de manera extraordinaria. Algunos niños gritan, otros cantan y otros bailan. Dennis hace mimo. Pero ser un mimo a veces puede ser una afición solitaria. Cuando Dennis conoce a una chica llamada Joy comienza a descubrir el poder de la amistad y que nuestras diferencias nos hacen especiales.  --Publisher

Read in Friday Cuentos

Tan Ligero, Tan Pesado
By Susanne Straßer
Editorial Juventud, 2017.  Spanish Picture Book.

El elefante uiere balancearse.  Pero es tan pesado.  Entonces llega el pingüino…  Una divertida historia sobre un balancín para los más pequeños.  --Publisher

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