Saturday, October 30, 2010

Mr. Putney's Quacking Dog - Mr. Putney has all sorts of animal friends with unusual names.
Who Loves The Fall? - Rhyming text and illustrations portray the sights and sounds of autumn, from "rakers, leapers, and corn crop reapers" to "trickers, treaters, and turkey eaters."
There's a Princess in the Palace -Cinderella, Snow White, and three other well-known princesses share a surprising connection in these fairy tale retellings presented in comic book format.

Even Monsters Need Haircuts - At night under a full moon, a child operates a barber shop with a monstrous clientele.

Apples and Pumpkins - In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock's farm to pick apples and pumpkins.

Clever Jack Takes the Cake - A poor boy named Jack struggles to deliver a birthday present worthy of the princess.

Oodles of Animals -Short, easy to read rhymes reveal what is unique about various animals, from ape to wolf.

Smash Crash! - Best friends Jack Truck and Dump Truck Dan love to smash things but sometimes their antics get them into trouble. One day they meet Wrecking Crane Rosie. Are Jack and Dan's smashing days over?

Tip Tip Dig Dig - Describes how various earthmoving trucks clean up a dump and make a playground, discussing what such machines as diggers, mixers, bulldozers, and cranes can do.
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! - In the rhythm of a familiar folk song, a child cannot resist adding one more dab of paint in surprising places.

I Knew You Could! - "The Little Engine that Could" advises how to find one's own track, handle life's ups and downs, and even face the dark tunnels that can make one frightened or sad.

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