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Tell the Truth, B.B. Wolf

Check Out This Story to Teach Children About Mistakes and Forgiveness: Judy Sierra (Author), J. Otto Seibold (Illustrator) Big Bad Wolf’s first visit to his local library (as related in Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf) was such a success that he returns to tell his version of “The Three Little Pigs.” His outrageous spin on the tale draws skeptical remarks from his audience: “Isn’t that wolf’s nose getting longer?” asks Pinocchio. “It’s a cooked-up, half-baked tale,” snaps the Gingerbread Boy. And “Tell the truth, B.B. Wolf!” squeal the Three Little Pigs.  Caught in his own lie, B.B. explains that he is a reformed villain: “Now I’m begging on my knees, Little Pigs, forgive me, please!” How B.B. turns his bad […]

Book of the Month: Mouse Was Mad

Enjoy Our Selection for This Month’s Featured Book Click Here To See The Book Description: Who knows the best way to be mad?  Bear stomps.  Hare hops.  Bobcat screams.  Mouse?  He just can’t get it right. But when he finds the way that works for him–still and quiet–he discovers that his own way might be the best of all. Linda Urban’s story about self-expression and managing anger is both sweet and sly, and Henry Cole’s cast of animal friends is simply irresistible.