Posts Tagged "Thyra Heder"

Penny & Jelly Slumber Under the Stars: Stargazing Activity Sheet

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, 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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Penny & Jelly: Talent Show Kit

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, Theme: Drama, Theme: Talent Show, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 5 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK 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 unicycling, fashion designing to snake charming—with disastrous results. That is, until she realizes that she and Jelly have a talent to share that’s unlike...

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Penny & Jelly: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers | 26 comments

That’s right!  November 24th was “Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day”! Curious City DPW is celebrated with author Maria Gianferrari by offering 6 giveaway copies of Penny & Jelly: The School Show illustrated by Thyra Heder (HMH Kids) to random entrants that tell us their unique talents. THE WINNERS Thanks to all the talented ones!  These multi-talented, randomly drawn entrants will receive signed copies of Penny & Jelly: The School Show: From Facebook Posts:   Darlene Koppel Linda Evans Hofke Michelle Blood Lynnor Bontigao From This Blog Post: Jeanne Dupuis Cady...

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