Camp Tiger brought to life by Susan Choi and John Rocco Every year a boy and his family go camping at Mountain Pond. They see things like an eagle fishing or a salamander with red spots. However, this year is different. To begin with, the boy is going into first grade. His mother is encouraging Continue reading
Terrific brought to life by Jon Agee With Eugene, everything merits his pessimism and a very sarcastic “TERRIFIC”. He is so cynical that he cannot even crack a smile when he wins a free trip to sunny Bermuda. What do you know – He ends up being stranded on an island on the way there. Continue reading
If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur brought to life by Linda Bailey and Colin Jack Here’s a hilarious board book to read along with the kids! The absolute absurdity of having a dinosaur as a pet puts this on the top of the giggle fest list. The colorful illustrations lend to the comedy as Continue reading
That Book Woman brought to life by Heather Henson & David Small Ever heard of the Pack Horse Librarians in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky? These travelling ladies dubbed “Book Women” braved rough terrain on horseback in good weather and bad to bring books to remote areas. How inspiring! That’s the scene we enter.
Curls brought to life by Ruth Forman and Geneva Bowers How very important it is for girls and boys alike to see themselves in the books they see at a young age. Additionally, when they are celebrated for who they are, it packs a heavy punch toward their positive self-image!
Tell The Time brought to life by Igloo Books No better way to learn counting and reading time than by touch and feel! This book is fitted with a colorful clock with moveable hands to play and learn with.
Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes brought to life by Ying Chang Compestine and David Roberts Here’s a clever retelling of the classic story! Author Ying Chang Compestine adds her own twist to Hans Christian Anderson’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. David Roberts’ watercolor, pen, and ink illustrations
No! The pages haven’t gone missing – it’s the entire chapter! And the narrator needs help to find it. Luckily, he has you – the reader – to help him on the case!
Puma Dreams brought to life by Tony Johnston and Jim LaMarche Right from the cover itself, it’s difficult to look away from Jim LaMarche’s panoramic, almost ethereal paintings for this book. It brings our heroine, the landscape, and her dream within arms reach using a combination of acrylics, pencils, and ink.
This is an unusual and worrisome time for a lot of parents, including us at Little Fun Club. As parents, we have moments of getting to escape the realities of the world by magically disappearing into the story of a good book with our kids. And though we have plenty to choose from, it doesn’t Continue reading