Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones

Title: Skippyjon Jones
Author:  Schachner, Judith Byron.
Recommended for: Preschool-Grade 3
Pages: 32
Call Number:  E SCHAC

Synopsis: Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He’s actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready to battle banditos the world over! With a little imagination and a whole lot of fun, this frisky cat dons a mask and cape and takes on a bad bumble-beeto to save the day. And along the way, he’ll be sure to steal young reader’s hearts, yes indeed-o!

My name is Skippito Friskito.
I fear not a single bandito.
My manners are mellow,
I’m sweet like the Jell-O,
I get the job done, yes indeed-o. 

Review: So much imagination in on little kitty! It is a great read aloud for a class room or just at home.

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Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

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Title: Green Eggs and Ham
Author: Dr.Seuss
Recommended for: Beginning readers
Pages: 62
Call Number:  E READER SEUSS 

Synopsis: “Do you like green eggs and ham?” asks Sam-I-am in this Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. In a house or with a mouse? In a boat or with a goat? On a train or in a tree? Sam keeps asking persistently. With unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss’s beloved favorite has cemented its place as a children’s classic. In this most famous of tales, the list of places to enjoy green eggs and ham, and friends to enjoy them with, gets longer and longer. Follow Sam-I-am as he insists that this unusual treat is indeed a delicious snack to be savored everywhere and in every way.

Review: Who does not like Green Eggs and Ham! A wonderful childrens classic that is filled with sight words lots of repetition and rhyming. An excellent early reader.

Shoe La La

Shoe La La

Shoe-La-La!

By Karen Beaumont, illustrated by LeUyen Pham

 Meet four girls who love shoes: Shoe-La-La!

Shoes with zippers,
Shoes with straps,
Shoes with buckles,
Shoes with taps.

Prance from page to page in search of the perfect pair of party shoes. Girls of all ages will love to go on a shoe shopping expedition with these four friends, from “fuzzy boots for when it snows” to “ballerinas on our toes.” The girls try on every shoe in the store, but “eeny, meeny, my, oh, my [they] just don’t know which shoes to buy.” With some feathers and glitter, a little bit of glue, and a LOT of imagination, the girls come up with the best shoes of all!

Geisel Honor winner Karen Beaumont’s rollicking rhymes, paired with the vibrant illustrations of LeUyen Pham, capture the excitement of finding your own style, and the joy of sharing it with friends.

Party dresses, party hair, perfect party shoes to wear!