Age-o-Meter: 3-5

Aliens Get The Sniffles Too! Ahhh-Choo!

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Aliens Get The Sniffles Too! Ahhh-Choo!

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Aliens Get the Sniffles Too! Ahhh-Choo! By Katy S. Duffield Illustrated by K. G. Campbell Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 9780763665029 Age Range: 3 – 7 Years Ahhh-flying-saucer-shooting-star-CHOO! Laughter is the best medicine when you’re a little alien feeling under the weather. Little Alien is sick. And sick is extra-terrestrial bad when you have two scratchy throats, five ears that hurt, and three runny noses. Splatch! Sputter! Spurt! Luckily Mama and Daddy Alien have an arsenal of lunar decongestants and meteor showers on...

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Whobert Whover: Owl Detective

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Whobert Whover: Owl Detective

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   Whobert Whover, Owl Detective By Jason Gallaher Illustrated by Jess Pauwels Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books ISBN-13: 9781481462716 Age Range: 4 – 6 Years Help Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, keep his woods safe in this hilarious who-who-dun-it. What happened to Perry the Possum? Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, is on the case! Did Debbie the Duck whack Perry with her wicked wings? Or did Freddie the Frog soak Perry in his sickening slime? And what if the culprit is closer to home than Whobert...

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My Tail’s Not Tired

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My Tail’s Not Tired

SNATCH A STORY   Nothing more frightful at bedtime than a tail that is just not tired!   THE WICKED READ   My Tail’s Not Tired By Jana Novotny-Hunter Illustrated by Paula Bowles Published by Child’s Play-International Age Range: 2 – 5 Years How can any little monster possibly go to bed when their tail isn’t even tired? And when their knees still have plenty of bounce in them? And when their arms still want to fly like a jet plane? Bedtime is surely a long way off! Luckily, Big Monster has a strategy to outwit Little Monster, with the inevitable result! A...

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Dressing Up

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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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Faraway Friends

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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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The Great Googly Moogly

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The Great Googly Moogly

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   The Great Googly Moogly By Courtney Dicmas Illustrated by Courtney Dicmas Published by Child’s Play-International                                  ISBN-13: 9781846436390                  Age Range: 3 – 7 Years Nobody has ever been able to catch The Great Googly Moogly – a giant and terrifying fish of legend. But Stella aims to do just that. Armed with fishing gear and differing baits, she sets out every day to realize her dream, whatever the weather. But what will she do if she succeeds? Courtney Dicmas’s latest book features a...

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