Summer Stars Tumble Books with The Fossil Hunters

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book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen ‘The Fossil Hunters’, written by Marilyn Helmer and illustrated by Dermot Walshe. Eight-year old Shelley cannot wait to go to her aunt and uncle’s house on Grey Rocks Lake so that she can play with her cousin Kyle. However, Kyle’s friend Marcus is also staying in the house and Shelley feels left out of the boys’ games.

This is one of the TumbleBooks Read-Alongs. You can choose audio accompaniment to the text on the screen, see the spoken words highlighted, choose different background and text colours, alter text size and spacing, change the font and set bookmarks.

To find today’s book just log into TumbleBook Library and search for the title. This book is suitable for ages 8+.

About TumbleBook

Check out details of TumbleBook Library and how to access it on our website. TumbleBook Library is a curated database of over 1100 children’s e-books, and includes their unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.

It's full of great stories to listen to with videos showing all of the wonderful illustrations. You can even follow the text as the story is being read to you.

logoTo learn more about how to use Tumblebooks please check out our how to video.

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