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Ollie’s Halloween, by Olivier Dunrea

Little goslings love Halloween!  Silly costumes, yummy treats, and a whole mess of hooting, howling, and creeping around the farm make this a great holiday for these baby geese.  They have so much fun together on Halloween.  But little Ollie … Continue reading

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Kids Vs Cavities, by Peter Galante, illustrated by Felipe Kolb

Timmy LOVES his sweets, but he HATES to brush his teeth.  He hates brushing his teeth so much, that when his teeth get fed up with the neglect and hit the road one night, he is overjoyed.  Too bad he … Continue reading

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Starfall.com

This is another departure from my usual format, because this website, starfall.com, is really a ‘learn to read’ site, and not a simple database of stories like I usually review.  Doing a synopsis and review of one of the stories … Continue reading

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The Brave Monkey Pirate, by Hayes Roberts

Nobody likes getting shots, not even the infamous monkey pirate, Modi.  When he visits the doctor with his mom and hears that he has to get his scurvy immunization the next day, he is a little worried.  Luckily for him, … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Piñata and Tortilla, by Phillip Orozco

In the life of a piñata, it’s pretty hard to avoid candy-crazed kids with sticks trying to beat the bejeebers out of you.  Sometimes the only option for a poor piñata is to climb a tall tree and hide out … Continue reading

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What Was I Scared Of? by Dr. Seuss

What could be scarier than walking deep in the woods in the middle of a dark night?  Running smack dab into a pair of pale green pants with nobody inside ’em, that’s what!  And what if those pants seemed to … Continue reading

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Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! by Dr. Seuss

“The time has come.  The time is now.  Marvin K. Mooney, I don’t care how.  Marvin K. Mooney, will you please go now!”  Crunk-Car, stilts, skis, lion’s tail, Ga-Zoom, all these are acceptable modes of transportation.  The point, really, is … Continue reading

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