is a Breeze with these Fine Books. Read and Enjoy!
books: ages 5 thru 10:
Was A Bold Lady Who Wanted A Star
by Charise Harper (Little Brown and Co., 32 pp., $15.95).
A cheery retelling of the favorite song There Was An Old Lady
Who Swallowed A Fly with a feisty woman roller-skating, bicycling
and even rocketing to reach a star.
by Mem Fox. Illustrated by Tricia Tusa. (Harcourt, 32 pp., $16.00)
There’s mischief and wizardry in a hat that blows into town, changing
people into different animals as it lands on their heads. Whimsical
illustrations in watercolor and ink.
ages 8 thru 10:
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
by Barbara Keeley. Illustrated by Brian Selznick. (Scholastic
Press, 32 pp., $16.95)
In the mid nineteenth century, a Victorian artist named Waterhouse
Hawkins dazzled the slumbering scientific world with the creation
of monumental dinosaur sculptures. Luminous paintings make this
tribute to an ingenious artist a visual masterpiece.
ages 6 thru 8:
That Sometimes Happen
by Avi. Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman. (Atheneum, 32 pp., $16.95).
“On a very hot day, an Ice-cream Cone waits...and waits... to
be eaten.” Nine succinct short stories for very young listeners
delightfully capture the joyous and uninhibited spirit of childhood
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She is formerly a children’s librarian for the New York Public
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