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Fun Picture Books for Storytime

Fun Picture Books for Storytime

One thing I miss about my daughter being younger is cuddling up at night in the rocker or on the bed and having storytime. Here are some of our recent favorites from little bee books that we think you will enjoy reading to and with your little one. Love You Too A sweet, interactive picture(…)

Captain No Beard Sails Again

Captain No Beard Sails Again

Last week we shared with you three more of the Captain No Beard books and this week we have 3 more.  These fun adventures by Carole P Roman fill our hearts and our treasure chest.  We just simply cannot get enough of this pirate and his crew.  Sail away with us on three more adventures(…)

My Amazing Adventures with Dorothy in Oz

Have you ever wondered about The Wizard of Oz from Toto’s point of view?  Well wonder no longer, Steve Metzger has brought us Toto’s Story:  My Amazing Adventures with Dorothy in Oz.  Meet Toto as you’ve never seen him before! In this new chapter book, Toto tells us what really happened when he and Dorothy(…)

Introducing Chapter Books That Encourage Reading

Introducing Chapter Books That Encourage Reading

Early chapter books are typically introduced to children in grades 2nd – 4th. Here are a few fun new early chapter books to get your child started in the world of chapter books. Remy Sneakers vs. The Robo-Rats Remy Sneakers vs. Robo-Rats is the first book in a brand-new hilariously illustrated early chapter book series(…)

Great Books for the Easter Basket

Great Books for the Easter Basket

Where’s Waldo? The Treasure Hunt Activity Book Join Waldo and friends on four fantastic adventures in search of treasures—while doing activities and solving puzzles using brain power and a pen. Seek out four lost treasures (a shell, a gem, a feather, and a star) as you play games at sea, across landscapes, up in the(…)

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it’s a cinch to learn—just ask a science teacher! We’ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we blink? These are common phenomena, but it’s a(…)