Category: Fall Seasons

Wonderfall: Enchanting autumn season

With Halloween just around the corner (tomorrow, in fact), it may seem like winter is encroaching upon us.  But have no fear there is still so much more to fall in store. So after the Halloween hoopla is over, sit back and enjoy this great read by Michael Hall, Wonderfall.   Enjoy reading and the […]

The Cat’s Meow….Splat and a little witch’s cat

Halloween has passed but fall has not left us yet. It is still the season of color, warmth, cats and pumpkins. Two charming seasonal stories to share this month are Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin – Picking Plan by Rob Scotton and I am the Witch’s by Harriet Muncaster. In our first story, Splat […]

Enjoy some pumpkin pie this holiday..

Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Pie Carve, carve the pumpkin shell, Steam it up, cook it up very well. Mix with some sugar in a cup, Add cream and eggs and mix it up. A touch of ginger and cinnamon, Clove and brown sugar yum, yum ,yum. Flour, butter and water for the dough, Mix it, roll […]

Magical Monday: Night Dancer by Marcia Vaughan

With crisp, autumn weather on the horizon and November just around the corner many schools and children will be learning about Native American history, tribes and traditions. Although this book is a tale about the Mythical Piper of the Native American Southwest – Kokopelli is found in Hopi, Zuni and Pueblo mythology. Night Dancer by […]

Friday Facts: It Happens in the Month of October

The mysterious month of October is dark and cold. The leaves are changing and falling. Owls, bats, goblins and ghosts are all symbols in this creepy month. Ellen Jackson tells us why in It Happens in the Month of October. The October birthstone is the opal; it was cherished long ago for its multicolored brilliance. […]

Thursday Trivia: It Happens in the Month of September

“Did You Know? September is a month of traveling. Tiny seeds parachute into the wind, and burs hitch rides on socks and sweaters.” This is just one example of descriptive storytelling of facts in the month of September. I discovered these great books at our local library, its part of a series by author Ellen […]

Always be grateful with these “thankful books”

I know you are still eating that turkey – turkey pot pie, turkey soup, Turkey Tetrazzini, turkey ala king – and as long as you are you are remembering to be thankful. We had a thankful week here at storytime and elsewhere. Our first featured book has been part of my collection for years. I […]

Early nights by the light of the moon…

This week was long, difficult and dark…yes surly the time change had us dragging a little and little ones were apprehensive as the dark sky set in earlier than normal. It is amazing how an hour of our time really gets us out of our groove and young children are the first to really have a hard […]

Bats, Hats and Scaredy Cats

 For some true fun this Halloween, an old fuzzy, friend is back – Splat the Cat is gearing up for Halloween in Scaredy – Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton. Read the full article review here. Splat is just an adorable fuzzy black cat but he wants to win the prize for the scariest cat this year. He has […]

It’s time for a GIVEAWAY: We LOVE school!

The RESULTS ARE IN and they were CLOSE!!! Between the tweets and comments listed, the list of winners is: #1 Maisy Goes to Preschool winner is Katie K.- Congratulations #2 I is for Idea winner is @Sumrthyme – Yay!! Thx for the RTs #3 A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning winner is @113Elle Congratulations […]

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