Posts by Kirsten Cappy, Curious City

My Busy Green Garden: Picture Book Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 1 comment

Educators, Librarians & Literacy Organizations WIN THIS PICTURE BOOK 22 copies will be given away thanks to Tilbury House!   ABOUT THE BOOK My Busy Green Garden By Terry Pierce Illustrated by Carol Schwartz Series: Tilbury House Nature Book Series Published by Tilbury House Publishers ISBN-13: 9780884484950 Age Range: 4 – 6 Years This is my busy green garden. There’s a surprise In clever disguise, That hangs in my busy green garden. This is a ladybug dawdling so, Near the surprise, in clever disguise, That hangs in my busy green garden. This is a honeybee buzzing below The red...

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My Busy Green Garden: STEM Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Nature & Environment, Theme: Science & STEM, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 4 comments

MY BUSY GREEN GARDEN: STEM Story Hour Kit Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Early Childhood Educators< Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03 ABOUT THE GUIDE Gardens are not just places for vegetables and flowers!  Gardens are busy with insects, birds, and other creatures. This kit introduces ten such creatures with STEM talking points for your read aloud and STEM Coloring Cards that allow your readers to take some of those facts home or back to the classroom.  The cards also contain a “Story Time Sound” that invites readers to add to your interactive read aloud....

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R.W. Alley’s Picture Book Series: Easter Egg Roly-Poly Activity

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 1 comment

PICTURE BOOK ACTIVITY Easter Eggs into Roly-Polys Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Families, Play Groups, Early Childhood Classrooms Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 ABOUT THE ACTIVITY In the R.W. Alley picture book series from Clarion Books, young Gretchen’s roly-poly toys always have a part to play in the action and in Gretchen’s vivid imagination.  In her hands, the sweet egg-shaped toys can become stars in the sky, fish in the sea, or even penguins on the ice. Curious City has taken an excess of plastic Easter eggs and turned them into the charming roly-polys.  You can do this...

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Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue: Picture Book Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

Educators, Librarians & Literacy Organizations WIN THIS PICTURE BOOK 22 copies will be given away thanks to HarperCollins!   ABOUT THE BOOK Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue By Calista Brill Illustrated by Tad Carpenter Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062366184 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Bill is a tugboat. Mabel is a barge. Together they go up and down the choppy river. The other ships are big and vain. They tease Bill and Mabel. But when a kitten falls in the water, it’s up to Bill and Mabel to save the day! A bright, adjective-laden work that will appeal to...

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Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue: STEM Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Science & STEM, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

TUGBOAT BILL and the RIVER RESCUE: STEM Story Hour Kit Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Early Childhood Educators Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03 ABOUT THE GUIDE “This delightful tale will be a hit in storytime…” —School Library Journal If interactive read alouds float your boat, explore using this kit in an early childhood or elementary classroom, library, or bookstore or at a child’s party or play date. Best for ages 3-8. In the picture book Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue, Bill and his barge friend Mabel prove to be heroes of the Hudson River when they rescue a...

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