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Review of the Day: It’s a Tiger! by David LaRochelle

It’s a Tiger! By David LaRochelle Illustrated by Jeremy Tankard Chronicle Books $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-8118-6925-6 Ages 4-8 On shelves now There is an art to reading a picture book but I’ve not encountered many schools that actually teach that skill. Librarians will learn it in their graduate courses, of course, but what about parents and […]

Storytime Suggestions: Me Hungry! by Jeremy Tankard

Do I pander?  All right then, I pander.  When you find yourself doing a storytime for the kidlets, you may start to become desperate to hold their attention in some way.  With toddlers I always have the option of singing my head off.  Only a few tots have ever resisted the lure of “The Wheels […]

Review of the Day: Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard

Grumpy Bird By Jeremy Tankard Scholastic Press $12.99 ISBN 978-0439851473 Ages 4-8 On shelves now Grumpy Bird and me, we got off to a rough start. I first laid eye on the impossibly irritable fowl one day while traipsing about a local bookstore. There on an upper shelf sat, “Grumpy Bird”. He was grumpy. He […]