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Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is not just for celebrating with significant others.  Make sure to celebrate with friends and family.  Let those closest to you know how much they are appreciated.



Gnomes are popular little fairytale creatures.  We see them everywhere from movies and books to the garden.  Go Big or Go Gnome written by Kirsten Mayer and Illustrated by Laura K. Horton tells the story of Albert (everyone calls him Al) the gnome.


Winter has finally arrived and we have had our share of snow this last week.  Whether the kids like to play in the snow or stay inside, Snowflake Bentley written by Jaqueline Briggs Martin and Illustrated by Mary Azarian is a book you will want to share with them.  


A Fox in Winter

FOXWinter Dance written by Marion Dane Bauer and illustrated by Richard Jones tells the story of a little red fox trying to figure out how to prepare for winter.  All of his forest friends give him advice, but none of the suggestions are right for him.  He finally meets a familiar face and knows exactly what to do.

Little Penguin

PenguinLittle Penguin Stays Awake is a charming book written and illustrated by Tadgh Bentley.  The illustrations are captivating and vibrant.  The story line is perfrect for a bedtime story and will keep your child's attention.

Happy Thanksgiving!

In less than two weeks, we will be sitting around the dinner table and the holiday season will begin.  Before the holidays get in full swing take a moment to share a good book and a craft with your child.  Bear Says Thanks is a delightful book written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman.


Happy Hallowilloween!

Celebrate All Hallow's Eve by reading Hallowilloween written and illustrated by Calef Brown. Hallowilloween is a silly spooky collection of Halloween poems. Brown writes about the Vumpire and the Oompachupa loompacabra. The illustrations are as entertaining as the text.

Black Cat

Monsters! Monsters! Everywhere!

MonstersTake a break from planning your child's Halloween costume and read There's A Monster in Your Book written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott.  This interactive book will keep your child engaged from start to finish.  

Herbie the Hedgehog

HedgehogHedgehogs happen to be well represented in literature. Children love to read about animals and you can't find a cuter animal to read about. Herbie's Big Adventure written and illustrated by Jennie Poh tells the story of Herbie a little hoglet (that is what a baby hedgehog is called).

Fall is Around the Corner!

It won't be long before the leaves are falling.  We will be dressing warmer, enjoying hot beverages and the kids will be playing in the leaves.  It is the perfect time to cuddle up and share a book with your child.  Bear Has A Story To Tell written by Phillip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead is a touching story about a bear getting ready to hibernate.

Fall Tree