Tagged with Picture Books

5 A Day Keep the Doctor Away

5 A Day Keep the Doctor Away

This week’s books are brought to you by the 2012 ALA Notable Books List Monday, October 8, 2012 Robot Zombie Frankenstein! by Annette Simon This book is a little weird, but very lovable.  A good book if you need unthreatening Zombies or scary guys.  These robots keep adding ridiculous costumes to their personas until they … Continue reading

5 a Day Keep the Doctor Away

5 a Day Keep the Doctor Away

Week 2… Monday, October 1, 2012 Shhh! by Valeri Gorbachev A big brother tries to be quiet while his little brother sleeps.  He tells everyone, like the clowns and the pirates and the trains to “Shhh!”.  A great book for big brothers and sisters. . Violet’s Music by Angela Johnson, illustrated by Laura Huliska-Beith Violet … Continue reading

5 A Day Keep the Doctor Away

5 A Day Keep the Doctor Away

End of Week 1… Thursday, September 27, 2012: The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Renata Liwska All the little animals experience different types of quiet.  Some happy, like storytime quiet, some sad, like being the last one picked up quiet, and some fun, like reading past your bedtime with a flashlight quiet.  The … Continue reading

5 A Day Keep the Doctor Away

5 A Day Keep the Doctor Away

When I was first trained as a children’s librarian by County of Los Angeles’ Jocelyn Mullen, she told me that I should try to read at least 5 pictures books a day.  While I do read a lot of picture books, I don’t read 5 a day, and I think its time I started.  I’m … Continue reading

Go Away Big Green Monster!

With all the shit going down with Harper Collins lately, one can’t help but have e-books slammed into their face non-stop – at least if you work in library land.  Shoot, forget just working in Library Land, I heard the Harper Collins issue and ensuing library boycotts were in the NYT yesterday. While I think … Continue reading

Bear in Love by Samantha Davis

I’m not usually into mushy-gushy stuff.  Christian and I don’t celebrate Valentine’s day.  We figure, why pick one crappy day out of the year to buy each other stuff we don’t need and have yet another excuse to spend money we probably don’t have, when we can do that year-round and not stress out about … Continue reading