Posts Tagged "Unusual Friends"

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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The Day of the Dead

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-7, Scare-o-Meter: 2

The Day of the Dead

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the spicy opening to The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos:     THE WICKED READ   The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos By Bob Barner Book Published by Holiday House, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780823423811 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Rita Moreno Age Range: 4 – 7 Years Follow two children as they celebrate their ancestors on this vibrant holiday. They offer marigolds, sugar skulls, and special bread, and make delicious foods. By spreading marigold petals, they guide the dead home to join the...

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Dear Dragon

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

Dear Dragon

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale By Josh Funk Illustrated by Rodolfo Montalvo Published by  Penguin Young Readers Group ISBN-13: 9780451472304 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years A sweet and clever friendship story in rhyme, about looking past physical differences to appreciate the person (or dragon) underneath. George and Blaise are pen pals, and they write letters to each other about everything: their pets, birthdays, favorite sports, and science fair projects. There’s just one thing that the two friends don’t know: George is a human, while Blaise is...

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