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Zombie in Love, by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Scott Campbell

Mortimer the zombie is just dying to make a love connection.  But he’s not just sitting around sighing over a bowl of stale eyeballs, he’s studying up, he’s doing the work.  He’s giving gifts and writing poems.  So what if … Continue reading

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Who Was Dr. Seuss? by Janet Pascal

I’m not going to bother giving a synopsis of this book.  Its plot is pretty self-explanatory- it’s a biography of Dr. Seuss for 8-12 year olds.  I found it on We Give Books, which, I will say it again, is … 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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Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose, by Dr. Seuss

As Thidwick the moose follows his friends across the fields on the banks of the far northern shore of Lake Winna-Bango, munching on moose-moss, he encounters a friendly Bingle Bug in search of a ride.  Being by nature a big-hearted … Continue reading

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When Cows Fly, by Tom Watson

Jake just loves his peaceful country life.  He loves the green hills and the pristine lake and his friendly cows and the peaceful silence of nature.  All that changes when Capital City decides start dumping its garbage next to his … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Kisses, by David Ezra Stein

There are so many things for a young tyrannosaurus rex to do on her first day out of the egg.  Dinah wants to try out all the great new things she can do with her feet- STOMP!- and her mouth- … Continue reading

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