Age-o-Meter: 3-5

Take Me To Your BBQ

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Take Me To Your BBQ

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Take Me to Your BBQ by Kathy Duval Illustrated by Adam McCauley Published by Disney-Hyperion ISBN-13: 9781423122555 Age Range: 3 – 5 Years Aliens have landed on Willy’s farm, and they’re not leaving without a square dance and a square meal! So fire up that grill, lay on the barbeque sauce, and snatch up that fiddle. Told in verse, this rollicking story puts a twist on the typical encounter with the third kind. Adam McCauley’s out-of-this-world illustrations match Kathy Duval’s hoe-down rhymes like ribs and...

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Unlike Other Monsters

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

Unlike Other Monsters

SNATCH A STORY   The True and Scary Story of VideoScare, Inc. (It’s Not Really True) An Original Zander Tale by Audrey Vernick Some people like to be scared. They go on rollercoasters. See scary movies. Enjoy a late night haunted hayride. And when there’s nothing scary going on, they might take advantage of being scared by video. Let’s face it: It’s not always possible to be scared in person. Others will do anything to NOT be scared. They avoid spiders. And turn on all the lights before entering a room. But there was once a monster, Zander, who didn’t even know he could be scared. Like...

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A Dark, Dark Tale

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

A Dark, Dark Tale

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the dark, dark opening to A Dark, Dark Tale:     THE WICKED READ   A Dark, Dark Tale By Ruth Brown Book Published by Penguin Young Readers Group ISBN-13: 9780140546217 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Ian Thomson Music by Ernest Troost Age Range: 3 – 5 Years “Once upon a time there was dark, dark moor. On the moor there was a dark, dark wood. In the wood there was a dark, dark house”. Young listeners will be kept on the edge of their seats as the journey continues up dark stairways...

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Ewe and Aye

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Ewe and Aye

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   Ewe and Aye By Candace Ryan Illustrated by Stephanie Ruble Published by Disney Press ISBN-13: 9781423175919 Age Range: 3 – 5 Years EWE was a sheep with a feel for wheels. AYE was a lemur with a thing for wings. BUT it wasn’t until Ewe and Aye found one another that things really got off the ground. Whimsical word play and heartfelt humor work hand-in-hand in this irresistibly vibrant celebration of the unlimited possibilities of togetherness.   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library |...

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Pirasaurs!

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Pirasaurs!

SNATCH A STORY   We’re Pirasaurs! We’re Pirasaurs! We’re scary, cruel, and mean! We steal and cheat and trick-or-treat! We love our Halloween!   THE WICKED READ   Pirasaurs! By Josh Funk Illustrated by Michael H. Slack Published by Scholastic, Inc. Age Range: 3 – 5 Years We’re Pirasaurs! We’re Pirasaurs! We rule the open seas! We’ll cannon-blast you to the past! We do just what we please! Meet the Pirasaurs, a ragtag team of seasoned pirate dinosaurs looking for adventure and treasure! There’s fearsome Captain Rex, golden-toothed Velocimate,...

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