Posts Tagged "Bones"

On a Windy Night

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-7, Scare-o-Meter: 3

On a Windy Night

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   On a Windy Night By Nancy Raines Day Illustrated by George Bates Published by Abrams, Harry N., Inc ISBN-13: 9780810939004 Age Range: 5 – 7 Years On a windy Halloween night, as a little boy makes his way home after trick-or-treating, he hears a voice: “Cracklety-clack, bones in a sack. They could be yours—if you look back.” As his heart flip-flops with fear, the boy dashes through woods and fields that seem full of haunting shapes—owls, ghosts, skeletons, and more. The detailed illustrations are packed with visual tricks for children...

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Dem Bones

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

Dem Bones

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the bonesy opening to Dem Bones:     THE WICKED READ   Dem Bones ByBob Barner Book Published by Chronicle Books ISBN-13: 9781452156477 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Chris Thomas King Music and vocals by Raul Malo Age Range: 5 – 8 Years Using a classic African American spiritual as a springboard, Barner dives gleefully into this clever anatomy lesson. Enthusiastic members of a skeleton band cavort across the pages, strumming guitars, blowing horns and otherwise helping to establish a spirited...

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