Event Kit

Pond Babies Shower

Posted by on Aug 2, 2011 in Event Kit, Giveaway, Story Hour Kit | Comments Off on Pond Babies Shower

Quack away, my dear friends, because a group of national schools and libraries just won signed copies of Pond Babies by Cathryn Falwell (there she is signing right now!)   Thanks to the kind and clever folks from Down East Books, this toddler picture book will be paddling through the mail to the fine folks below.   But, my dear ducks, you can all win by downloading a FREE Pond Babies Story Hour Kit with animal matching games, fun movement prompts, and a rather sweet craft.   Dedham School Dakota County Heritage Library MCLS: Bedford Branch Ben Franklin Elementary Adrian School...

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Joe and Sparky, Superstars!

Posted by on May 16, 2011 in Activity Kit, Event Kit | Comments Off on Joe and Sparky, Superstars!

Joe and Sparky are getting the superstar treatment from Curious City in honor of their book launch!   Jamie Michalak and Candlewick Press have just released the second book in the early chapter book series illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz, Joe and Sparky, Superstars!  To celebrate we are holding…   Educator & Librarian Giveaway!  Enter here before 6/15/11 for a chance to win one of Joe and Sparky’s books.   Activity Kit!  Three madcap activities for public librarians, school librarians, educators, and other swell children’s programmers.  Download it here....

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Anna Alter, Master of Disguise!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Activity Kit, Event Kit, Story Hour Kit | 2 comments

The fabulous Anna Alter has just released a book sure to rescue all us wallflowers and to playfully sedate the bodacious amongst us.   The picture book, Disappearing Desmond depicts a young creature who would just as soon NOT be noticed.  Desmond is a master of disguise, pulling attention away from himself by blending into the background.  He meets his match in Gloria, a gal who likes to notice and BE noticed.   Anna Alter and Curious City started their brainstorm with Desmond’s Master of Disguise Kit (Lovely Anna modeling in photo!)  and grew that into ‘an activity kit...

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