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Imagine a Classroom

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Educators & Librarians, Inspiration, PIcture Books | 0 comments

The creative and thoughtful and marvelous second graders of Barrett Ranch Elementary School created a wonderful project–their own version of Imagine a Day. Theirs, however, is Imagine a Classroom. Now I want to go to school where there is a giant waterslide on the roof and giraffes in the classroom, where magic paper instantly corrects my mistakes and no one ever feels left out!

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SLJ’s Best of 2016–Quick, Little Monkey!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in Book: Quick Little Monkey, Marmosets, PIcture Books, Reviews | 0 comments

research, marmosetSo happy to learn that Quick, Little Monkey! is on School Library Journal’s list of the best children’s books of 2016. “Only a monster could look into those eyes and tell this book it couldn’t be on a Best of the Year list,” the reviewer says. This is how I feel about that!

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Imagine a Read Aloud!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Educators & Librarians, PIcture Books | 0 comments

Imagine a Night

Imagine a Night

Got to love the Sevier County Public Library System in Tennessee…they periodically post videos of the librarians reading aloud to kids, as a service to far flung patrons who have difficulty making a trip to the library. I’m honored that they’ve chosen Imagine a Night and Imagine a Place!

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The Cats Are Coming!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Ancient Animals, Book: Saber-Toothed Cat, Children's Literature, Early Reader, Nonfiction, PIcture Books | 1 comment


Saber-Toothed Cat by Sarah L. Thomson–the latest in the early reader series Ancient Animals.

The latest title in the Ancient Animals series has been published! Check out Saber-Toothed Cat. If you know a newly independent reader (think first or second grade) who loves dinosaurs, this would be a perfect introduction to a wider and wonderful world of prehistoric creatures.

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