Wednesday, February 04, 2009

New picture books!

Animals are Sleeping by Suzanne Slade -- This is a simple rhyming book with wonderful pictures. It tells and shows how many different animals sleep.

The Mouse and the Princess --based on the movie The Tale of Despereau Despereaux finds a sad princess and tells her the story of a princess in a story he had read. After he tells his brother he talked to the princess, the mouse council put him in the dungeon. He escapes and sees that the princess has been put in the dungeon as well. Will Despereaux be able to save her?

Meet Ahsoka Tano adapted by Kirsten Mayer. Star Wars fans will love this lively book about The Clone Wars.

Battle at Teth adapted by Kirsten Mayer -- Another Clone Wars story for Star Wars readers to enjoy!

A Hero's Quest based on the movie The Tale of Despereaux --This is another story about the brave mouse who saved a princess!

The Haunted Road Trip by Gail Herman -- Scooby-Doo lovers will enjoy this book about an adventure in a haunted motel. Is it really haunted?

Up, Down, and Around by Katherine Ayres -- This delightful book shows the different ways vegetables grow. Carrots grow down, corn grows up, and green beans wind around and around. See how the other vegetables grow.

The Very Best Daddy of All by Marion Dane Bauer -- This book shows how some animal daddies take care of their babies. Who will be the best daddy of all?

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