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Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Frankenstein was published on May 11, 1818 and this year, we are celebrating it’s 200th anniversary.  There have been movie adaptions, halloween costumes and so much more generated from what some call, “the first science fiction story.”  Through out the month, we are going to feature children’s books that have Frankenstein, or a parody, as(…)

Missy Piggle Wiggle and Greetings From Witness Protection

Missy Piggle Wiggle and Greetings From Witness Protection

We’ve got two more books for you today to keep the kids reading and occupied over the Christmas break. Missy Piggle Wiggle and the Won’t Walk the Dog Cure There are references in this book to the original Miss Piggle Wiggle and her neice is carrying on her tradition. Missy’s cures are every bit as(…)

Book A Day December:  The Nutcracker Papercut Pop-Up Book

Book A Day December: The Nutcracker Papercut Pop-Up Book

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

Intriguing Stories for Elementary School Children

Intriguing Stories for Elementary School Children

A beautifully illustrated retelling of Oscar Wilde’s classic story Originally published by Oscar Wilde in 1888, The Happy Prince is the much- loved story of a gilded statue, a kind- hearted Swallow, and generosity of spirit. Bound for Egypt, a Swallow takes refuge at the feet of a golden and bejeweled statue of a prince erected in(…)

Great Books for Bedtime

Great Books for Bedtime

Great Books for Bedtime The Land of Nod But every night I go abroad Afar into the land of nod…. Ever wondered about the mysterious place we all visit when we fall asleep? Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic children’s poem about dreamland is given new life in this wonderfully illustrated book. Accompanied by Robert Hunter’s bold(…)