- May 26 & 27 - All libraries CLOSED for Memorial Day
We are taught that there are always two sides to a story. In the case of the 3 little pigs we have never heard the wolf's side of the story... until now. In The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka we learn that the wolf is neither big nor bad, but rather just a neighbor that has run out of sugar. We all know how the tale ends, but check this book out to hear the wolf's side and see whose version you believe.
In this funny story about bedtime routines, Cornelius' mother asks him, "Did you put away your toys?" He answers yes. The amusing picture shows that he did put away his toys (in the refrigerator.) Cornelius P. Mud Are You Ready For Bed? by Barney Saltzberg demonstrates that a feisty little piggy still needs a hug from his mother before he can really be ready for bed. You can also follow Cornelius' further adventures at school.
Gerald cannot stop sneezing. And when an elephant, even a baby one, is sneezing LOOK OUT! What if he is allergic to pigs? After all, his best friend is Piggie! What is he to do? Gerald decides to visit the doctor. He continues sneezing. Is he allergic to cats now too? Read Pigs Make Me Sneeze! by Mo Willems, another of his delightful Elephant & Pig gie books, to find out what is wrong with Gerald.