Our picks for January 2013...
Our story opens to a hungry fox who just isn't satisfied with how he has been eating toads lately. So after finding a cookbook, he decides that young toads are the way to go. But mama toad has a plan up her shelve. Don’t Let the cover fool you! The story hidden in these pages is full of both horror and humor that is sure to have both reader and listener laughing!
This charming collection of stories from, The Princess and the Pea to The Nutcracker, are bond together and told with beautiful, whimsy illustrations. This collection is wonderful as a bed time book or as a cuddle on the couch and read with me book. Either way, it should be a must in a child’s collection. Also available for boys.
Known for his humorous books, Patterson has written another sure to be hit with I Funny. Middle school-er Jamie wants to be the world’s funniest stand-up comedian. But his world is upside down with living in a new town, going to a new school, and even living with his aunt, uncle, and mean cousin. Readers will love Patterson’s humor and illustrations as Jamie takes chances and attempts to make the world, at least his world, laugh out loud.
Pia, a girl who lives in a world completely hidden from the outside jungle, is perfect. She cannot die, she cannot bleed, she can pass any test, and she is the secret to humanity’s future. However, for all her perfection and knowledge, she knows nothing about the secret to her- her immortality. And when the jungle, once beautiful from behind her glass room, takes the form of a native boy and the freedom he offers her, Pia is faced with the greatest of choices. Does she stay in her home and continue to find the secret of her existence? Or does she abandon her humanity’s future in the hopes of having her own?
This is a new science fiction you don’t want to miss!