children's books

Spring into Storytime with Roberto the Insect Architect

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Roberto the Insect Architect, written and illustrated by Nina Laden. This is a charming, imaginative story about a termite named Roberto who dreams of becoming an architect.

Spring into Storytime with A Camping Spree with Mr Magee

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen A Camping Spree with Mr Magee, written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. This is a fun adventure story about Mr Magee and his dog, Dee. When they go on a camping holiday, they end up plunging down a mountain to the edge of a waterfall. Then a bear comes along.

Spring into Storytime with Oscar Lives Next Door

book title For this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Oscar Lives Next Door written by Bonnie Farmer and illustrated by Marie Lafrance. This a story about a girl named Millie who lives next door to a music-loving boy named Oscar. When Oscar gets sick, he is unable to play his beloved trumpet again, but then he discovers the piano. This is a fictional story about the early years of the jazz pianist, Oscar Peterson.

Spring into Storytime with Dinosailors

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Dinosailors written by Deb Lund and illustrated by Howard Fine. This is a fun, rhyming story of a bunch of dinosaurs who have great difficulties trying to sail a boat.

Spring into Storytime with I Have to Go!

book title For this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen I Have to Go! written by Robert Munsch and illustrated by Michael Martchenko. Every time Andrew’s parents ask him if he wants to go to the toilet, he says “no, no, no, no”. A few minutes later, though, he changes his mind, and always at the most difficult moments.

Spring into Storytime with Abra Cadabra and the Tooth Witch

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Abra Cadabra and the Tooth Witch, written and illustrated by Nurit Karlin. Before the Tooth Fairy, a grumpy witch had the job of collecting children’s teeth. Then a younger witch named Abra Cadabra becomes her assistant. She helps the grumpy witch so much that she changes the whole job of collecting teeth and becomes the Tooth Fairy.

Spring into Storytime with Sloth at the Zoom

book coverFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Sloth at the Zoom written by Helaine Becker and illustrated by Orbie. In this story, a sloth is supposed to be delivered to a Zzzzzoo, a slow-paced place. Instead, the sloth is accidentally sent to a Zoom, where the animals move too fast for her.

Spring into Storytime with Ira Crumb Feels the Feelings

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Ira Crumb Feels the Feelings written by Naseem Hrab and illustrated by Josh Holinaty. Ira and Malcolm are best friends. They play, eat and laugh together. But one day, they have an argument over what game to play. Malcolm plays with others leaving Ira alone with his sad feelings. Friendship, though, is more powerful than he thinks.

Spring into Storytime with Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do written by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook and illustrated by Andy Robert Davies.   Look at the clothes on the washing line and see if you can guess the job of the person who wears them.

Spring into Storytime with How do You Read to a Rabbit?

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen How Do You Read to a Rabbit? written and illustrated by Andrea Wayne von Konigslow. This is a funny story about the problems reading to various animals, including hippos, chameleons, giraffes, parrots and much more.

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