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Dressing Up

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Dressing Up

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Dressing Up Series: Amazing Me!, #4 By Carol Thompson Illustrated by Carol Thompson Published by Child’s Play-International ISBN-13: 9781846439605 Age Range: 3 – 6 Years We’re amazing! We can dress up, sing, dance and make music. There’s nobody quite like us! Enjoy the antics of this inclusive and diverse group of friends, as they celebrate the natural and boundless creativity to be found in every child.   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library | Local Bookstore | Amazon | B&N   THE CREEPY CREATOR  ...

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And Then…

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-7, Scare-o-Meter: 1

And Then…

SNATCH A STORY   The power of imagination + one smelly baby = Sea Monster!!!   THE WICKED READ   And Then… By Alborozo Illustrated by Alborozo Published by Child’s Play-International ISBN-13: 9781846436956 Age Range: 4 – 7 Years It’s hard being an older sister when everybody is admiring your newly born younger brother – particularly on your birthday. Especially when that younger brother is noisy, smelly and slimy – just like a tiny squid! How can our hero grab everyone’s attention, and grow to love her brother in the process? This quirky, exuberant picture...

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The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Age-o-Meter:: 10-12, Scare-o-Meter: 8

The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street By Lindsay Currie Published by Aladdin ISBN-13: 9781481477048 Age Range: 8 – 12 Years A girl unravels a centuries-old mystery after moving into a haunted house in this deliciously suspenseful mystery. Tessa Woodward isn’t exactly thrilled to move to rainy, cold Chicago from her home in sunny Florida. But homesickness turns to icy fear when unexplainable things start happening in her new house. Things like flickering lights, mysterious drawings appearing out of nowhere, and a crackling noise she...

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Swimming With Sharks

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-7, Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Swimming With Sharks

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark By Heather Lang Illustrated by Jordi Solano Published by Whitman, Albert & Company ISBN-13: 9780807521878 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Before Eugenie Clark’s groundbreaking research, most people thought sharks were vicious, blood-thirsty killers. From the first time she saw a shark in an aquarium, Japanese-American Eugenie was enthralled. Instead of frightening and ferocious eating machines, she saw sleek, graceful fish gliding through the water. After she became a...

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Faraway Friends

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Faraway Friends

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Faraway Friends By Russ Cox Illustrated by Russ Cox Published by Sky Pony Press ISBN-13: 9781632204080 Age Range: 3 – 6 Years This is the story of the adventure of a little boy named Sheldon and his dog, Jet. When Sheldon’s best friend moves away, Sheldon spies the word “Jupiter” painted on the side of the moving truck. Sheldon feels sad at first, but realizes that this is a sign—what he needs is a rocket ship! So Sheldon and Jet do some sketching and some scrounging, and, with a wagon full of equipment and supplies, the two future...

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