The weather has been rather mixed this week, but we have had a couple of lovely nature walks, including one with daddy. As per usual, Rose was off into the water splashing about. 364 more words
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Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Book Synopsis: A boy creates a world using just a purple crayon and imagination.
Instructional Focus: (Numbers are for the Virginia Standards of Learning, generally Reading/English) 141 more words
One of my favourite things about being a librarian is finding a book that gets kids excited! It’s often the highlight of my day! Over the past few years I’ve found some guaranteed winners that always get a great reaction out of my audience, and I thought that I would share them with you here today. 650 more words
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach. With vibrant illustrations and a fun-with-a-twist story to boot, this picture book is a real joy. From the opening page the narrator tells us that “It all started with the bear”… And so follows a grand tale about a joyously illustrated bear and how he gets to that sandwich. 312 more words