Posts Tagged ‘Ages 4-8.’

Bravery Soup

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008
written and illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Feffler
Carlin is a raccoon who is scared of everything. To help him get over his fear, Big Bear makes a big batch of bravery soup. He’s just missing one ingredient, and he asks Carlin to fetch it for him. As Carlin faces his fears to bring back the missing ingredient, he discovers that the missing component is already within himself. Recommended for ages 4-8.

Sergio Makes a Splash!

Friday, September 5th, 2008
written and illustrated by Edel Rodriguez
Sergio the penguin loves the water –he loves drinking it, playing in it, bathing in it, and splashing around in it. Just don’t ask him to swim in it. But when his class takes a field trip to the ocean, he decides to face up to his fears and take the plunge. Recommended for ages 4-8.

Hurry and the Monarch

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
by Antoine O Flatharta, illustrated by Meilo So
Hurry and the Monarch
Hurry is a tortoise living in a garden in north Texas. One day, he meets a monarch butterfly migrating south to Mexico. The author intelligently juxtaposes the lives of these two very different creatures against each other to create a story of wonder and renewal. The shimmering watercolors add brilliance and life to the pages. Recommended for ages 4-8.