Posts Tagged "Maria Gianferrari"

Joe and Sparky, Party Animals: Classroom Set Winners

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers | 2 comments

  School Winners of JOE AND SPARKY, PARTY ANIMALS! A classroom set (10 copies each) was given away to three winning elementary schools thanks to Candlewick Press! And a BIG thank you to KidLit TV for premiering this video!     ABOUT THE BOOK Joe and Sparky, Party Animals! Series: Joe and Sparky Early Readers By Jamie Michalak Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 9780763682064 Age Range: 5 – 9 Years The endearingly mismatched duo has their hands full when a party for a friend goes comically awry. One day Joe, an exuberant giraffe, hears a...

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Hello Goodbye Dog: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 8 comments

HELLO GOODBYE DOG Picture Book Winners   20 individual copies were given away to educators, librarians, and literacy organizations thanks to Roaring Brook Press!     ABOUT THE BOOK Hello Goodbye Dog By Maria Gianferrari Illustrated by Patrice Barton Published by Roaring Brook Press ISBN-13: 9781626721777 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years For Zara’s dog, Moose, nothing is more important than being with his favorite girl. So when Zara has to go to school, WHOOSH, Moose escapes and rushes to her side. Hello, Moose! Unfortunately, dogs aren’t allowed at school and Moose has to go back...

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Hello Goodbye Dog: Girl & Dog Reunion Activity

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Activites for Picture Books, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 1 comment

  HELLO GOODBYE DOG: Girl & Dog Reunion Activity Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Early Childhood Educators, Play Groups, Reader Dog Programs Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03   ABOUT THE ACTIVITY In the picture book Hello Goodbye Dog (Roaring Brook), the dog Moose hates to say, “goodbye.”  When her girl Zara goes back to school, Moose will do anything to break out of her home, find her way to school, and say, “hello!” to Zara.  Chaos builds until Zara comes up with the solution to train Moose to be the school’s Reader Dog.  No more goodbyes!  Only, “hello...

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Penny & Jelly Slumber Under the Stars: Stargazing Activity Sheet

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activites for Picture Books, Theme: Astronomy, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

PENNY & JELLY: SLUMBER UNDER THE STARS Stargazing Activity Sheet   Best Users: Public Librarians, School Librarians, Booksellers, Book Clubs Best Audience: Children Grades 05-10 About the Activity: Have you seen JELLY MAJOR in the night sky?  Well, Penny, the independent thinker and star of the Penny & Jelly picture book series (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), might have made it up.  When she found out that the constellation CANIS MAJOR translated as “greater dog,” she thought immediately of THE greatest dog – Jelly. In honor of their friendship and to give your young readers...

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Penny & Jelly: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 6 comments

PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY for Educators, Librarians & Talent Show Organizers Serving Grades 01-06 We gave away 22 copies! Our thanks to the mighty Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and author Maria Gianferrari. Penny & Jelly: The School Show by Maria Gianferrari and illustrated by Thyra Heder (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) introduces the soon-to-be star of her school talent show: Penny. Despite her desire to knock everyone’s socks off, Penny’s having a tough time deciding on what talent she might have. With a little help from her dog, Jelly, Penny tries out various talents—from dancing to...

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