Posts by Monica C. (152)

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Children love to play with blocks—they begin by stacking and balancing, then they move on to building and engaging in pretend play. As an early literary  skill, play is an… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Blocks

By written by Monica C.    September 13, 2016   

It’s school time again! For some, this will be their very first first day going to school. The first day of school is a day of many feelings: excitement, curiosity… and a little… continue reading First Day of School

By written by Monica C.    September 7, 2016   

We are back for another Picture Book Highlight , where we put the spotlight on a brand-new book that has been ordered for all our libraries. Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is also known… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Maybe Something Beautiful

By written by Monica C.    August 25, 2016   

We are starting a new series of posts: Picture Book Highlights will put the spotlight on a brand-new book that has been ordered for all our agencies. Philadelphia is a large metropolitan city, so… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | City Shapes

By written by Monica C.    August 3, 2016   

There’s something about trucks ... They’re big, they’re loud, they’re strong! There’s a truck for every job and children love to learn about them. Here are some… continue reading Keep on Trucking!

By written by Monica C.    July 28, 2016   

It's summer time and that means time to get in the water!  Some kids are very comfortable playing in the pool right from the start, while others need a little encouragement getting their… continue reading Splish, Splash! Fun with Water!

By written by Monica C.    July 15, 2014    1

It's World Cup time and all over the world billions of people are watching (and cheering!) for their teams.  Soccer is a truly international sport, and it continues to gain more and… continue reading Books about Soccer for Little Ones - Go Team USA!

By written by Monica C.    July 1, 2014   

What’s the best thing about October? All together now… HALLOWEEN! Get ready for some spooky fun with these frighteningly good books, CDs and DVDs.  Available right now at the… continue reading Time for Halloween!

By written by Monica C.    October 16, 2013   

Did you know? October is National-Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month , so if you’re thinking of adding a new furry member to your family, now is the perfect time to do it.  Of course, bringing a… continue reading Go, Dog, Go!

By written by Monica C.    October 2, 2013   

Did you know? April 2 nd is Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday -- he would have been 208 years old this year.  Happy Birthday, Hans! It is also International Children’s Book Day ,… continue reading International Children's Book Day

By written by Monica C.    April 2, 2013   

Maisy is a much beloved character of the PreK crowd – what’s not to love about sweet Maisy Mouse?  In Lucy Cousins' new book, Create with Maisy , the author shares17 easy… continue reading PreK Highlights

By written by Monica C.    September 7, 2012    1

Little kids love getting dressed by themselves and picking out their own clothes. In Seymour Chwast's new book, Get Dressed! , they will also have fun using their imagination by connecting… continue reading PreK Highlights

By written by Monica C.    August 30, 2012    2