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The Spiffiest Giant in Town – Julia Donaldson

See larger image The Spiffiest Giant in Town The Spiffiest Giant in Town shares the story of George the Giant. As the story begins, George is trading in his modest clothing for a spiffy new ensemble at a fancy store. As he walks through the town that same afternoon, he encounters a myriad of […]

Houndsley and Catina – James Howe

See larger image Houndsley and Catina: Candlewick Sparks New From: $1.99 USD In Stock

Houndsley and Catina is a great early reader chapter book series which focuses on the unlikely friendship of a dog and a cat. Houndsley and Catina are opposites in every sense, and their differences help to bring out […]

Good Night iPad – Ann Droyd

See larger image Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation Good Night iPad is a parody of the beloved children’s book Good Night Moon.  The text and pictures perfectly follow the original story.  Although definitely good for a giggle, there is also a more serious message present about our reliance on our electronic […]

Rosie Sprout’s Time to Shine – Allison Wortche

See larger image Rosie Sprout’s Time to Shine Our whole family loved this book!  Whether one is looking for a book to begin a seeds and plants unit or a perfect fit for a character education unit, Rosie Sprout’s Time to Shine is a winner.  Without being heavy handed, Wortche explores the ultimate reward […]

Giraffes Can’t Dance – Giles Andreae

See larger image Giraffes Can’t Dance Poor Gerald the Giraffe desperately wants to participate and have fun at the Jungle Dance, but as it approaches all he feels is sad.  He knows that he can’t dance and when it is his turn to dance he freezes and ends up walking home feeling very sad […]

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Laura Joffe Numeroff

See larger image If You Give a Mouse a Cookie [Library Binding] If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is just plain fun.  The pictures command the reader’s attention and delight with the use of bright colors and whimsical images.  The tale of the mouse who seems to always have yet another request is […]

The Amazing Tree – John Kilaka

See larger image The Amazing Tree The Amazing Tree retells a Tanzanian folk tale. During a time of great drought and famine the animals are all thirsty and hungry. They find a beautiful tree filled with ripe juicy fruit, but none of the fruit will fall no matter how hard they shake the tree. […]

Harriet Dancing – Ruth Symes

See larger image Harriet Dancing Harriet Dancing caught my eye the other day as we searching for new books at the library.  Harriet the Hedgehog has a happy heart and is enjoying a beautiful spring morning.  She is having a delightful time dancing in the sunshine along with some butterflies.  Soon the butterflies stop […]

Almost Amish – Nancy Sleeth

See larger image Almost Amish: One Woman’s Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life Almost Amish chronicles the transformation of Nancy Sleeth’s family from a technology oriented “plugged in” family whose members were continually bringing the newest and the best into their home to a family that has simplified their lives in order […]