Marianne's Blog https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/marianne en-US Create Your Own Storytime at Home: Spring https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-spring Need inspiration to create your own storytime at home?  Having an at-home storytime with your children can be as simple as reading a few books, dancing together to a silly song, and reciting a rhyme. The following books, songs, and rhymes are all great suggestions for a "spring" themed storytime. <br /><div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1465944"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1465944.jpg" /></span>Fletcher and the springtime blossoms</a> by Julia Rawlinson ; pictures by Tiphanie Beeke</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544407"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1544407.jpg" /></span>10 hungry rabbits: counting &amp; color concepts</a> by Anita Lobel</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565068"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565068.jpg" /></span>999 frogs wake up</a> by Ken Kimura ; illustrated by Yasunari Murakami</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322004"><span class="jacket"></span>The second line [sound recording]: scarf activity songs</a> by Johnette Downing — Dance along and wave scarves to the track "Flitter Flutter." Don't have scarves like the ones we use at our library storytimes? Any piece of light fabric will do the trick - even a washcloth or a clean dust cloth!</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1101284"><span class="jacket"></span>Singable songs for the very young [compact disc]</a> by Raffi — Sing along to Raffi's upbeat version of "Mr. Sun."</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><strong>Rhyme: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs</strong></div><br /><div>(Tune: Are you sleeping)</div><br /><div>Big bugs, small bugs</div><div>Big bugs, small bugs</div><div>See them crawl, on the wall</div><div>Creepy creepy crawling</div><div>Creepy creepy crawling</div><div>Bugs, bugs bugs!</div><div>Bugs, bugs, bugs!</div><br /><div><strong>Rhyme: Bee Hive</strong></div><br /><div>(Put your hand in a fist and say...)</div><div>This is my bee hive, but where are the bees?</div><div>Hidden inside where nobody sees.</div><div>Soon they'll come</div><div>Creeping out of their hive</div><div>One, two, three, four, five! (Pop fingers up while counting)</div><div>Bzzzzzz! (Wiggle fingers around like bees escaping)</div><br /><div>Visit our <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">Poems and Fingerplays</a> page for even more fun rhymes!</div></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-spring#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books Music/CDs May We Suggest storytime storytimes Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:35:06 +0000 Marianne 68410 at https://www.cantonpl.org Baby Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-8 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Baby%20with%20pillow.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Designed for babies up to 18 months old with a caregiver, Baby Storytime features simple stories, songs, and <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">fingerplays</a>. Baby Storytime sessions are held in the Purple Room.<br /><br />Registration begins Tuesday, March 25<br /> Session begins <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003800~S10">Tuesday, April 15, 10:00 AM</a>. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-8#comments Babies Kids Parents Programs baby storytime Canton Connections Connections storytime Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Marianne 68276 at https://www.cantonpl.org Money Smart Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/money-smart-storytime <img width="200" height="99" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/MSW%20logo_0.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their finances, takes place during the week of April 5-12. Join us for a special Money Smart storytime for kids ages 3-5. We'll read some money-themed stories and have a free book giveaway.<div><br /><div>Program Date: <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003785~S10">April 10, 10:00 AM</a></div></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/money-smart-storytime#comments Kids Parents Programs Canton Connections Money money smart week storytime Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Marianne 68139 at https://www.cantonpl.org Create Your Own Storytime at Home: Transportation https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-transportation <span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Need inspiration to create your own storytime at home? Having an at-home storytime with your children can be as simple as reading a few books, dancing together to a silly song, and reciting a rhyme. The following books, songs, and rhyme are all fun suggestions for a "transportation" themed storytime. </span><br /><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-family:Lato, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"></span></span><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1215166"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1215166.jpg" /></span>My car</a> by Byron Barton</p> </div><div><span style="font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;"></span><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1025564"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1025564.jpg" /></span>Freight train</a> by Donald Crews</p> </div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"></span><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1415200"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1415200.jpg" /></span>Trucks roll!</a> by George Ella Lyon ; illustrated by Craig Frazier</p> </div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"></span><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1206132"><span class="jacket"></span>Songs for Wiggleworms [sound recording]</a> — Sing and move to the track "Row, Row, Row Your Boat."<span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"></span></p> </div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"></span><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1379069"><span class="jacket"></span>Wiggleworms love you [sound recording]</a> — Sing and move to the track "Wheels On the Bus." The slow pace of this version makes it easy to do, even for very young children!<span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"></span></p> </div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Rhyme: This is a Choo-Choo Train</span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">This is a choo choo train (Child becomes a train by squatting)</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Puffing down the track (Child rotates arms in rhythm)</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Now its going forward, (Child goes forward)</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Now its going back. (Child goes back, etc.)</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Now the bell is ringing (child pulls make believe bell rope)</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Now the whistle blows (child holds fist near mouth and goes "toot, toot")</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">What a lot of noise it makes (cover ears and make train noises)</span><br /><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Everywhere it goes. (stretch out arms)</span><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;">Check out our </span><a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">Poems and Fingerplays</a><span style="color:#0c0c0c;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:19.627519607543945px;"> page for additional rhymes!</span></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-transportation#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books Music/CDs Picture Book storytime storytimes Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:01:18 +0000 Marianne 68160 at https://www.cantonpl.org Create Your Own Storytime at Home: Zoo https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-zoo Need inspiration to create your own storytime at home? Having an at-home storytime with your children can be as simple as reading a few books, dancing together to a silly song, and reciting a rhyme. The following books, songs, and rhyme are all fun suggestions for a "zoo" themed storytime. <br /><div><br /><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574728"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574728.jpg" /></span>Dear zoo</a> by Rod Campbell</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1550289"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1550289.jpg" /></span>Zoo ah-choooo</a> by Peter Mandel ; illustrated by Elwood Smith</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1534583"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1534583.jpg" /></span>The Underpants Zoo</a> by written and illustrated by Brian Sendelbach</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1154817"><span class="jacket"></span>Six little ducks [sound recording]</a> by Al Dana... [et al.] — Dance to the track "Going To The Zoo."</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1379069"><span class="jacket"></span>Wiggleworms love you [sound recording]</a> — Sing along with the track "Speckled Frogs."</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div>Rhyme: The Monkey</div><br /><div>The monkey claps, claps, claps his hands. (Clap hands)</div><div>The monkey claps, claps, claps his hands (Clap hands)</div><div>Monkey see, monkey do.</div><div>The monkey does the same as you! (Use pointer finger - let child select new action such as "jump," "hop," "tap nose"...and repeat)</div><br /><div>Also check out our <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">Poems and Fingerplays</a> page for additional rhymes!</div><br /></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/create-your-own-storytime-home-zoo#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books Music/CDs Picture Book storytime storytimes Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:23:21 +0000 Marianne 67906 at https://www.cantonpl.org Target Family Reading Night: Love https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/valentines-day-celebration <span style="line-height:19px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;color:#0c0c0c;font-size:14px;"><img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Cookies.preview.jpg" width="200" height="150" style="float:right;" />Families with children ages 4-8 can enjoy stories, sweets and treats to celebrate Valentine's Day at this program sponsored by Target and the Friends of the Canton Public Library. Registration begins January 20.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height:19px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;color:#0c0c0c;font-size:14px;">Program Date:</span><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003707~S10"> February 10, 7:00 PM</a> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/valentines-day-celebration#comments Kids Parents Programs Canton Connections Connections Target target family reading night Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Marianne 67433 at https://www.cantonpl.org Baby Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-7 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/BabyBlueDress.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Designed for babies up to 18 months old with a caregiver, Baby Storytime features simple stories, songs, and <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">fingerplays</a>. Baby Storytime sessions are held in the Purple Room.<br /><br /> Session begins <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003670~S10">Tuesday, January 7, 10:00 AM</a>. <br /><p class="special-note">Due to <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/patron-service-improvement-project">renovations</a> the library will be closed on Tuesday, February 4. Therefore there will be no Baby Storytime on that day. Baby storytime will resume on February 11 in the Community Room.</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-7#comments Babies Kids Parents Programs baby storytime Connections storytime Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Marianne 67038 at https://www.cantonpl.org Babymouse Book Group https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/babymouse-book-discussion <img title="Babymouse" alt="Babymouse" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Babymouse10.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Hey, kids in the third and fourth grades! Come to the library during your winter break to enjoy a lively discussion on Babymouse, Vol. 10: The Musical. We'll talk about the book, do some Babymouse activities, and even enjoy a snack or two.<br /><br /><div>Register online beginning November 25, then come to the Children's Help Desk to pick up a copy of the book. The book discussion will take place on <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003620">Saturday, December 28, 2:00 PM</a>.</div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/babymouse-book-discussion#comments Kids Parents Fiction Programs Books book discussion Connections Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Marianne 66564 at https://www.cantonpl.org Barbara Park, 1947-2013 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/barbara-park-1947-2013 Barbara Park, author of the best-selling <img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/JunieBJones.preview.jpg" alt="" class="image image-preview" height="200" width="136" style="float:right;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?searchtype=t&amp;searcharg=Junie+B.+Jones&amp;searchscope=10&amp;SORT=D&amp;submit=Search">Junie B. Jones</a> series, has died at the age of 66.  Park was also the author of several stand-alone novels for middle grade-readers, including <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1448884~S10">Skinnybones</a> and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1037351~S10">The Kid In the Red Jacket</a>, and picture books, such as <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433286~S10">Ma! There's Nothing To Do Here!</a> Fans of Park's books will long remember her funny and realistic writing style. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/barbara-park-1947-2013#comments Kids Parents Fiction Books Obituary Sun, 17 Nov 2013 19:18:46 +0000 Marianne 66697 at https://www.cantonpl.org Baby Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-6 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/BabyGreenShirt.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Designed for babies up to 18 months old with a caregiver, Baby Storytime features simple stories, songs, and <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">fingerplays</a>. These sessions are held in the Purple Room.<br /><br /> There are two separate Baby Storytime sessions, beginning <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003585">Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 AM</a>, and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003601">Tuesday, November 12, 11:00 AM</a>. Please register online for one half-hour timeslot. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-6#comments Babies Kids Adults Parents Programs baby storytime Connections storytime Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Marianne 66302 at https://www.cantonpl.org Baby Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-5 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Baby%20in%20stroller.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Designed for babies up to 18 months old with a caregiver, Baby Storytime features simple stories, songs, and <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">fingerplays</a>. These sessions are held in the Purple Room.<br /><br /> There are two separate Baby Storytime sessions, beginning <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003503">Tuesday, September 10, 10:00 AM</a> and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003504">Tuesday, September 10, 11:00 AM</a>. Please register for one half-hour timeslot. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-5#comments Babies Parents Programs baby storytime Canton Connections storytime Mon, 26 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Marianne 65092 at https://www.cantonpl.org Cookbooks for Kids https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/cookbooks-kids Kids, earn your Chow Down badge this summer by checking out a cookbook from the children's nonfiction collection. Here are some fun titles to consider:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567620"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567620.jpg" /></span>Let's cook with cheese!: delicious &amp; fun cheese dishes kids can make</a> by Nancy Tuminelly</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547333"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547333.jpg" /></span>Midwestern recipes</a> by Mary Boone</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1559216"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1559216.jpg" /></span>Easy breakfasts from around the world</a> by Sheila Griffin Llanas</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1268878"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1268878.jpg" /></span>American grub: eats for kids from all fifty states</a> by Lynn Kuntz and Jan Fleming ; illustrated by Mark A. Hicks</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1557809"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1557809.jpg" /></span>The Star Wars cookbook: wookiee pies, clone scones, and other galactic goodies</a> by Robin Davis and Lara Starr ; photography by Matthew Carden</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1478666"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1478666.jpg" /></span>Fairy tale dinners: a cookbook for young readers and eaters</a> by fairy tales retold by Jane Yolen ; recipes by Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; Illustrations by Philippe Béha</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1436652"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1436652.jpg" /></span>Peanut butter and jelly sushi and other party foods</a> by Kristi Johnson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1536668"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1536668.jpg" /></span>Super 'wiches</a> by Marilyn LaPenta</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1557760"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1557760.jpg" /></span>An astronaut cookbook: simple recipes for kids</a> by Sarah L. Schuette</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569470"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569470.jpg" /></span>Backyard cookbook</a> by Rob Rees</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/cookbooks-kids#comments Food and Cooking Kids Parents Non-fiction Books Connect Your Summer May We Suggest Chow Down cookbooks Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:46:16 +0000 Marianne 63902 at https://www.cantonpl.org Chow Down Easy Readers https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chow-down-easy-readers Check out some of these easy-to-read books to earn your Chow Down badge.<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1056402"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1056402.jpg" /></span>Pancakes, crackers, and pizza: a book about shapes</a> by Marjorie Eberts and Margaret Gisler ; illustrations by Steven Hayes ; prepared under the direction of Robert Hillerich</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1379718"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1379718.jpg" /></span>Good food</a> by written by DeMar Reggier ; illustrated by David Austin Clar</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548749"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548749.jpg" /></span>The greedy python</a> by Richard Buckley ; illustrated by Eric Carle</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1425391"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1425391.jpg" /></span>Custard Surprise</a> by Bernard Lodge ; pictures by Tim Bowers</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568602"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568602.jpg" /></span>Pete the cat: Pete's big lunch</a> by created by James Dean</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1249401"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1249401.jpg" /></span>Easy as apple pie</a> by Karen Gray Ruelle</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1185096"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1185096.jpg" /></span>Digger Pig and the turnip</a> by Caron Lee Cohen ; illustrated by Christopher Denise</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1255999"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1255999.jpg" /></span>Fluffy goes apple picking</a> by Kate McMullan ; illustrated by Mavis Smith</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1430683"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1430683.jpg" /></span>Peanut and Pearl's picnic adventure</a> by story by Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; pictures by R.W. Alley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1326192"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1326192.jpg" /></span>Oswald's garden</a> by adapted by Heather Feldman ; based on the teleplay, "The tomato garden," written by Alana San ; illustrated by Barry Goldberg</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1550695"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1550695.jpg" /></span>Who stole the veggies from the veggie patch?</a> by Precious McKenzie ; illustrated by Jenny Snape</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1232387"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1232387.jpg" /></span>Fluffy grows a garden</a> by Kate McMullan ; illustrated by Mavis Smith</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1539448"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1539448.jpg" /></span>Splat the Cat takes the cake</a> by based on the books by Rob Scotton ; cover art by Rob Scotton ; text by Amy Hsu Lin ; interior illustrations by Robert Eberz</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322226"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322226.jpg" /></span>Ruby bakes a cake</a> by story by Susan Hill ; pictures by Margie Moore</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chow-down-easy-readers#comments Beginning Readers Kids Parents Fiction Books Connect Your Summer May We Suggest Chow Down Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Marianne 59051 at https://www.cantonpl.org Chow Down Picture Books https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chow-down-picture-books Check out one of these fun foodie picture books to earn your Chow Down badge.<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1160340"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1160340.jpg" /></span>Pete's a pizza</a> by William Steig</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1137574"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1137574.jpg" /></span>The apple pie tree</a> by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1035928"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1035928.jpg" /></span>Growing vegetable soup</a> by written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1193851"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1193851.jpg" /></span>Who took the cookies from the cookie jar?</a> by Bonnie Lass &amp; Philemon Sturges ; illustrated by Ashley Wolff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1231406"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1231406.jpg" /></span>The princess and the pizza</a> by Mary Jane Auch ; illustrated by Herm and Mary Jane Auch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1497088"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1497088.jpg" /></span>Creamed tuna, fish &amp; peas on toast</a> by Philip Cristian Stead</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1257236"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1257236.jpg" /></span>Alvie eats soup</a> by Ross Collins</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1526258"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1526258.jpg" /></span>Betty Bunny loves chocolate cake</a> by written by Michael B. Kaplan ; pictures by Stéphane Jorisch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1535257"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1535257.jpg" /></span>Brownie &amp; Pearl grab a bite</a> by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by Brian Biggs</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528169"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528169.jpg" /></span>Chew, chew, gulp!</a> by Lauren Thompson ; illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1380075"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1380075.jpg" /></span>Mabel O'Leary put peas in her ear-y</a> by written by Mary G. Delaney ; illustrated by Kathy Couri</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1482297"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1482297.jpg" /></span>Monsters don't eat broccoli</a> by Barbara Jean Hicks ; illustrated by Sue Hendra</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1501426"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1501426.jpg" /></span>The sandwich swap</a> by Her Majesty Queen Rania ; with Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrations by Tricia Tusa</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1506673"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1506673.jpg" /></span>Too pickley!</a> by Jean Reidy ; illustrated by Geneviáeve Leloup</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521598"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521598.jpg" /></span>You are what you eat and other mealtime hazards</a> by Serge Bloch</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1153079"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1153079.jpg" /></span>Mouse mess</a> by Linnea Riley</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553085"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1553085.jpg" /></span>A world of food</a> by Carl Warner</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1351631"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1351631.jpg" /></span>Gladys goes out to lunch</a> by written and illustrated by Derek Anderson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1263505"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1263505.jpg" /></span>Bear wants more</a> by Karma Wilson ; illustrations by Jane Chapman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1528197"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1528197.jpg" /></span>The ice cream king</a> by Steve Metzger ; illustrated by Julie Downing</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chow-down-picture-books#comments Babies Listeners Kids Parents Fiction Books Picture Book Connect Your Summer May We Suggest Chow Down Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Marianne 59050 at https://www.cantonpl.org Chow Down Chapter Books https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chow-down-chapter-books Check out some of these foodie chapter books to earn your Chow Down badge. <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433410"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1433410.jpg" /></span>My chocolate year</a> by Charlotte Herman ; [illustrations by LeUyen Pham]</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1529225"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1529225.jpg" /></span>Katie and the cupcake cure</a> by Coco Simon</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498606"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498606.jpg" /></span>The Dancing Pancake</a> by Eileen Spinelli ; illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1534597"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1534597.jpg" /></span>Lucky for good</a> by Susan Patron ; with illustrations by Erin McGuire</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1422798"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1422798.jpg" /></span>The perfect hamburger and other delicious stories</a> by Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Laura Rankin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1548680"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1548680.jpg" /></span>Melonhead and the vegalicious disaster</a> by Katy Kelly ; illustrated by Gillian Johnson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1360711"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1360711.jpg" /></span>Ms. LaGrange is strange!</a> by Dan Gutman ; pictures by Jim Paillot</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406934"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1406934.jpg" /></span>Sly the sleuth and the food mysteries</a> by Donna Jo Napoli and Robert Furrow ; illustrated by Heather Maione</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1330270"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1330270.jpg" /></span>Arthur and the world record</a> by text by Stephen Krensky ; based on a teleplay by Gerard Lewis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1510637"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1510637.jpg" /></span>Super Chicken Nugget Boy and the Pizza Planet people</a> by Josh Lewis ; illustrated by Stephen Gilpin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1448866"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1448866.jpg" /></span>Magic Pickle and the Planet of the Grapes</a> by Scott Morse</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1464802"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1464802.jpg" /></span>Benny Bensky and the Perogy Palace</a> by Mary Borsky ; illustrations by Linda Hendry</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/chow-down-chapter-books#comments Kids Tweens Parents Fiction Books Connect Your Summer May We Suggest Chow Down Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Marianne 58944 at https://www.cantonpl.org