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  • There's more in paradise than cheeseburgers.

    I'm talking about children's books written by the "man from Margaritaville"-Jimmy Buffett and his daughter Savannah Jane Buffett. One is JOLLY MON, an original tale about a magic quitar and the man who finds it. Parrotheads can also enjoy a musical version on Buffett's CDs. The...
    Posted to Kids Blog by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 09-25-2008
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  • A "heifer" is not always a cow...

    Homeschool moms, teachers, and librarians interested in teaching children a lesson in compassion will appreciate these gems. The fact that these books are based on TRUE happenings will impact children's thoughts and feelings. Beatrice's Goat by Page Mc Brier- A little girl in Uganda receives...
    Posted to Kids Blog by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 09-23-2008
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  • Tall Tale Weather

    What with all the hurricane talk, I got to thinking about a picture book that's been a long time favorite. If you haven't read Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judy Barrett, you're in for a weather and food treat. Grandpa tells the story of the people who lived in the town of Chewandswallow...
    Posted to Kids Blog by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 09-11-2008
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  • Osborne, Usborn, Usborne, Us Born Books, whatever?

    Is anyone familiar with this publisher and the Usborne Books? I don't mean Mary Pope Osborne, but that's what came to mind when my next door neighbor started raving about the beautiful educational books she buys for her daughter. Then I remembered, I have one on my bookshelf- On the Beach a lift...
    Posted to Kids Blog by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 09-11-2008
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  • A World without Superman?

    If you have ever worn a cape or attempted to fly, as I have, you will want to check out Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman . Superman seems to have always existed, but he was created in 1934 by writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, who were barely out of high school at the time. Superman...
    Posted to Kids Blog by mrsweasley@evpl on 08-30-2008
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  • There's No Such Thing as a DRAGON!

    You will certainly giggle at least once while reading this delightful story by Jack Kent. Billy Bixbee wakes up one morning to find a tiny dragon on his bed! He tries to tell his mom, but she keeps insisting that dragons don't exist. And the dragon begins to grow... Another favorite by this author...
    Posted to Kids Blog by kiya@evpl on 08-28-2008
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  • dr. jean

    Dr. Jean songs and books will be featured at the NBL storytimes next week. Dr. Jean has 35 years experience in education and as a consultant. She holds a PH.D. from Georgia State University. Twelve of her popular songs have been"hand selected and transformed into delightful readers." I know...
    Posted to Kids Blog by bookmarkbeck@evpl on 08-28-2008
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  • I Stink

    This is the some garbage truck! Kate and Jim McMullan have written three great picture books about various vehicles. I Stink ! is the first one I read. They're all great! Look also for I'm Dirty! and I'm Mighty!
    Posted to Kids Blog by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 08-27-2008
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  • The Bus for Us

    "Is this the bus for us, Gus?" That's the question Tess asks on every other page of this book, while they wait to go to school. Big brother Gus answers with varying degrees of patience. Meanwhile more kids keep lining up to ride too, and their wordless activities are worth watching. And...
    Posted to Kids Blog by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 08-25-2008
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  • Granny will fix it!

    Guess what? You are spending the night at Granny's house and you get to sleep in the big bed all by yourself. Are you going to be scared?? Of course not.... what's that noise ? Can someone sleep with me? How about some of the farm animals? Did you hear that? GRANNY!!! What a funny story to read...
    Posted to Kids Blog by HipChick@evpl on 08-13-2008
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  • Election Year Fun

    Sam's mother is the President of the United States. His father is the First Guy. Sam has a pet cat named Warren and they know a friendly rat named Leonard. It's great to live in the White House for a while, but Sam has too many limits. That's when it's time to make a an escape plan! You...
    Posted to Kids Blog by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 08-11-2008
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  • I love you Baby Boo Boo...

    My baby boo boo loves this book! It is all about not being a baby anymore and growing up. Mama mouse loves to hug and kiss her babies, but watch out for Big Bad Bunny ! She likes to munch, scratch and laughs loud like a hyena. That is until she gets lost. Then even Big Bad Bunnies need their mama!
    Posted to Kids Blog by HipChick@evpl on 08-11-2008
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  • Don't Worry

    The world is a scary place! So Scaredy Squirrel stays put in his tree. Perfectly content with his daily routine. he eats a nut, checks out the view, eats a nut, checks out the view, eats a nut.... until something unexpected happens and he has to leave. Does anything awful happen? You will have to check...
    Posted to Kids Blog by HipChick@evpl on 08-11-2008
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  • Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

    I hope I'm never eyeball-to-eyeball with a giant squid! But if I want to know what a giant squid's eyeball looks like in its actual size, I can look in Steve Jenkins' book . And now I'm absolutely sure I don't want to do this in real life! Steve Jenkins uses cut-paper pictures to...
    Posted to Kids Blog by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 08-11-2008
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