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Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey’s Darth Vader series was originally geared towards adults as it was about the experience of being a parent; however, parents shared it with their kids and now both adults & kids love the series. Goodnight Darth Vader was created with both audiences in mind.

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Daddy Wrong Legs, by Nina Laden | Book Review

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Daddy Wrong Legs, by Nina Laden | Book Review

Daddy Wrong Legs, by Nina Laden, is a colorful board book split down the middle and offers a top and bottom page turn.

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Best New Kids Stories | August 2014

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | August 2014

This month we’re featuring a decidedly fantastical themed list of popular kids stories perfect for ages 8-12. Star Wars fans will be stoked to read Jeffrey Brown’s Goodnight Darth Vader (an all ages funny read) and Tom Angleberger’s latest Origami Yoda book.

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Illustration Inspiration: Bob Shea

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Bob Shea

Bob Shea has written and illustrated over a dozen picture books including the popular Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and the cult favorite Big Plans illustrated by Lane Smith.

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The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf | Book Review

The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf | Book Review

A funny reimagining of the Three Little Pigs story, where the wolf isn’t so much big and bad but just hungry … and a bit grouchy.

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Carnivores, by Aaron Reynolds & Dan Santat | Book Review

| April 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
Carnivores, by Aaron Reynolds & Dan Santat | Book Review

A funny story about the (almost) soft side of nature’s predators, and the prey who don’t want to be friends with them anymore.

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LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

| March 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

All the excitement surrounding The LEGO Movie sparked a renewed interest in the venerable building toys at my house. The following books that include all kinds of tips, ideas and techniques to re-purpose existing LEGO pieces for all sorts of fantastic creations.

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Z is for Moose, by Kelly Bingham & Paul O. Zelinski | Book Review

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Z is for Moose, by Kelly Bingham & Paul O. Zelinski | Book Review

A fresh and funny twist on alphabet books that will have parents and children laughing.

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My Writing and Reading Life:
Christopher Paolini

| November 7, 2013 | 1 Comment
My Writing and Reading Life:<br />Christopher Paolini

CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI is the author of the internationally bestselling Inheritance Cycle. He draws inspiration for the world of Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, from the natural beauty that surrounds his home in Montana: the tumultuous weather, the roaring Yellowstone River, and the soaring Beartooth Mountains.

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Ask A Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5-9

| October 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
Ask A Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5-9

We are so happy to share this book list graphic brought to you by Noodle.org, as selected by author and librarian Betsy Bird.

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