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Amanda Panda and the bigger, better birthday/ Candice Ransom

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Amanda Panda’s birthday is tomorrow. She’ll be the first kid in her class to turn six! But when she gets to the bus stop, her best friend/worst enemy Bitsy announces that today is HER birthday! And her party is planned for Saturday, the same day as Amanda’s.

Mouseling’s words/ Shutta Crum

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Mouseling's WordsMouseling has grown up surrounded by words, scraps of paper torn from menus. Once he leaves the nest, he decides that discovering words is his mission in life and finds more words than he can count, spelling and sounding them out, thrilled by each one. The library offers a treasure trove of words, also danger: a cat. When Mouseling realizes that the cat would rather know what’s in the books than eat him for dinner, he starts reading aloud to the cat—the best gift he can give in exchange for the world of stories.

The pirates of Scurvy Sands/ Jonny Duddle

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

This summer, Matilda is going on holiday with her friends, the Jolley-Rogers. Their destination is the island of Scurvy Sands – a favourite holiday destination for pirates.   When Matilda arrives, the swashbuckling residents are not too impressed with her. She has clean teeth, tidy clothes and doesn’t smell like she’s been at sea for six months without washing – she’s definitely no pirate.

The snowy nap/ Jan Brett

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Snowy NapSnow is on the way, and as Hedgie trundles around the farm all his friends tell him of the winter-time fun he will miss as he hibernates–Icicles decorating the chicken coop! Lisa making snowmen! The pond turned to slippery ice! It sounds so amazing, Hedgie decides to stay awake instead of going to his burrow. But then a snowstorm starts. Luckily, Lisa finds him and brings him inside so Hedgie gets to see the wonders of winter from inside the cozy house.