Posts Tagged "Cats"

Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive!

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 6

Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive!

SNATCH A STORY   Are you a savvy reader? Can you tell fact from fiction?  Here’s a list of ten super-spooky graveyard facts to shiver your timbers. Brrrr! But—this treat comes with a catch! Nine of these facts are TRUE… but one is a LIE. Don’t get tricked! When you’ve decided on your answer, scroll to the bottom of the page!   Strange but (Mostly) True Cemetery Facts   Cemeteries can be disconcerting places, but they’re also interesting. All of these details related to burials are true . . . except, of course, for one. Can you find the fib among the facts?   1) La...

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Mr. Moon Wakes Up

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

Mr. Moon Wakes Up

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Mr Moon Wakes Up By Jemima Sharpe Illustrated by Jemima Sharpe                Published by Child’s Play-International  ISBN-13: 9781846437618 Age Range: 3 – 7 Years Mr Moon always sleeps. He naps during hide-and-seek, passes out on puzzles and dozes during adventure stories. But what would happen if Mr Moon ever woke up? Would he lead us to hidden, dream-like worlds, filled with fantastic friends and exciting games? And if he did, would we remember in the morning?   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library | Local...

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Cat’s Colors

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

Cat’s Colors

SNATCH A STORY   Cat has a magical surprise for young readers…   THE WICKED READ   Cat’s Colors By Airlie Anderson Illustrated by Airlie Anderson Published by Child’s Play-International ISBN-13: 9781846437618 Age Range: 3 – 7 Years What better thing to do on a gray day than collect some colors? Cat decides to do just that, but where will she find them? A charming, deceptively simple story about making the most of the world around us and giving something back in return.   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library | Local Bookstore | Amazon | B&N   FREE...

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Pieces and Players

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 3

Pieces and Players

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the artsy opening to Pieces and Players:     THE WICKED READ   Pieces and Players By Blue Balliett Book Published by Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545299916 Audiobook Published by Scholastic Audio Narrated by Bahni Turpin Age Range: 8 – 12 Years THE PIECES Thirteen extremely valuable pieces of art have been stolen from one of the most secretive museums in the world. A Vermeer has vanished. A Manet is missing. And nobody has any idea where they and the other eleven artworks might be . . . or who might have stolen them....

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Lion, Lion

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Lion, Lion

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Lion, Lion By Miriam Busch Illustrated by Larry Day Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062271044 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years For fans of Ezra Jack Keats, this perfect read-aloud is a timeless story featuring plenty of animals! A little boy is looking for Lion. Lion is looking for lunch. And so our story begins. But look closely…In this tale, nothing is quite as it seems! Children will delight in this classic picture book with a mischievous twist.   Look For It If You Dare… Local Library | Local Bookstore |...

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