Saturday, September 10, 2011

New Recorded Childrens Books!

Mrs. Roopy is Loopy ~ A.J. and his classmates are convinced that new school librarian, Mrs. Roopy, has multiple personality disorder because she keeps pretending to be famous people.

Scapegoat: The Story of a Goat Named Oat and a Chewed-up Coat ~ Each time something goes wrong in the Choat household Jimmy blames the pet goat, Patsy Petunia Oat, who tries to tell the truth about Jimmy's misdeeds but neither Mr. nor Mrs. Choat can understand her language.

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night ~ A collection of poems that celebrates the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark.

  Abracadabra! Magic with Mouse and Mole ~ Mole is mad about magic until he takes his friend Mouse to a show that turns out to be all tricks, but then Mouse conjures up a special night program to show him the enchantment found in nature.     

Big Wig: A Little History of Hair ~ History has never been hairier. Did you know that kings AND queens wore fake beards in Ancient Egypt? Or that hair was used in medicine at the height of the Incan Empire? Or that Queen Elizabeth I had more than 80 wigs in various shades of red? Kathleen Krull and Peter Malone start at the dawn of history and bring us up to contemporary times, using incredible bits and bobs of hair fact and lore to show us just how much things have changed (and how they haven't!).

Bear's Loose Tooth ~ When Bear discovers he has a loose tooth, his friends try to help make it fall out.

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave ~ Chronicles the life of Dave, a nineteenth-century slave who went on to become an influential poet, artist, and potter.

Frankly, Frannie ~ Frannie Miller, who cannot wait to grow up and work in an office with a swivel chair and her own assistant, causes havoc when she tries to help out while on a school field trip to the local radio station.

Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade ~ Posey's fear of starting first grade is alleviated when her teacher invites the students to wear their most comfortable clothes to school on the first day.

Super Burp! ~ When fourth-grader George starts at a new school, he vows to become a model student instead of the class clown he has always been, but just as his plan is going really well, he is overtaken by a magic burp that turns him back into a mischief-maker.

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