Tag Archives: Mystery & Wonders

Funny Faces Rusty Robot

Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Joy Masoff Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description All the best stuff about some of the worst stuff on earth. From the liquids, solids, and gases – especially the gases! – of the human body to the creepy, crawly, fetid, and foul phenomena of the world at large, OH, YUCK! is […]

Pickles To Pittsburgh

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Judi Barrett Publisher: Aladdin Amazon.com In Pickles to Pittsburgh, the Barretts’ sequel to the delightfully funny, bestselling Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, we check back in with Kate and Henry as they eagerly await Grandpa’s return from an unusual vacation. Kate dreams about a postcard Grandpa has sent, and the […]

It’s Disgusting and We Ate It! True Food Facts from Around the World and Throughout History

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: James Solheim Publisher: Aladdin Book Description How about a nice dish of Colonial Squirrel Pie with a side of milkweed shoots? If that doesn’t grab you, you might think about trying some Garbage Stew, just like they made in medieval England. But if you’re feeling a little tired and need a […]

Owen & Mzee: The True Story Of A Remarkable Friendship

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. […]

Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin (Ologies)

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Master Merlin, Dugald Steer Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Aspiring wizards can tune in to the age-old wisdom of Merlin with this dazzling compendium of all things magical — unveiling novelty elements throughout. For any apprentice determined to learn the arcane arts of wizardry, could there be a better teacher than . […]

Encyclopedia Horrifica: The Terrifying TRUTH! About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Joshua Gee Publisher: Scholastic Book Description Vampires, ghosts, monsters, and more–ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA invites you to join our quest for the terrifying truth about all things ghoulish and ghastly. But beware! Surprises lurk at the turn of every page. . . . Discover a time line of ALIEN LIFE on earth–beginning 4 […]

And Nobody Got Hurt 2!: The World’s Weirdest, Wackiest Most Amazing True Sports Stories

Author: Len Berman Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description An Olympian who sacrificed a medal to save a competitor, a professional soccer player who was bribed out of retirement with pizza, a runaway pig who disrupted the start of a baseball game — truth is stranger than fiction, especially in sports! In this sequel […]

Hello Baby!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Now in paperback, a picture book, told from a child’s perspective, about what to expect when Mom’s expecting.