Posts Tagged "Unusual Friends"

Bunnies!!!

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

Bunnies!!!

SNATCH A STORY   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   THE WICKED READ   Bunnies!!! By Kevan Atteberry Illustrated by Kevan Atteberry Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062307835 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years When a friendly monster spots a group of bunnies in the woods, his delight is contagious! And when they’re gone, how he misses them so! With bright illustrations and a simple text, this is the most fun type of read aloud and one that mirrors most every toddler’s emotional life. Bunnies!!!, by Tickle Monster illustrator Kevan Atteberry, is...

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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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Marvin and the Moths

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Marvin and the Moths

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the bugged-out opening to Marvin and the Moths:     THE WICKED READ   Marvin and the Moths By Matthew Holm & Jonathan Follett Book Published by Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545876742 Audiobook Published by Scholastic Audio Narrated by Ramón de Ocampo Age Range: 8 – 12 Year Middle school is off to a rocky start for Marvin Watson. Doomed to misfit status, his only friends are a girl with major orthodontics, the smelliest boy in school, and the trio of sarcastic man-sized moths that live in his attic. No one said...

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A Very Brave Witch

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

A Very Brave Witch

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the fabulous opening to A Very Brave Witch:     THE WICKED READ   A Very Brave Witch By Alison McGhee Illustrated by Harry Bliss Book Published by Simon & Schuster ISBN-13: 9780689867316 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Elle Fanning Music by David Mansfield Age Range: 4 – 8 Years On the far side of town in a big dark house lives a brave little witch. She has heard lots and lots about that very human holiday Halloween, and even though she thinks she knows what humans are like, she has never,...

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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 3

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the little old opening to The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything:     THE WICKED READ   The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything By Linda Williams Illustrated by Megan Lloyd Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Book Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780064431835 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat Music by Ernest Troost Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old...

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