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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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Ask a Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5 & Under

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ask a Librarian! Find Your Next Book: Ages 5 & Under

We are so happy to share this Noodle.org graphic featuring fabulous book suggestions from brilliant librarian Betsy Bird.

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Halloween Books for Kids Ages 7-10

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Halloween Books for Kids Ages 7-10

If reading is in your child’s blood, and even if it isn’t, he will be frightfully excited to bite into these entertainingly creepy chapter books.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look!

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look!

Available online and in stores now, daring readers are treated to an all new collection of the most bizarre, incredible, and amazing true stories from around the world. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look! is the latest edition of the bestselling annual series from Ripley Publishing.

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