Story Time at Home

Story Time at Home

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Mud and Dirt

April showers bring... mud! But as Pete the Cat says, "It's all good."

This episode's stories:
"Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes" by James Dean and Eric Litwin, and "The Rhyming Dust Bunnies" by Jan Thomas

This episode's song:
"Five Pigs So Squeaky Clean"

Find more stories about mud and dirt in the library's online catalog.

On Account of the Gum

Oh no! Have you ever had gum stuck in your hair? Find out what NOT to do when Miss Amanda reads "On Account of the Gum" by Adam Rex.

"On Account of the Gum" is a cumulative story, meaning that the action repeats and builds up as the story progresses. Find more cumulative tales in the library's online catalog.

Bunnies

Everybunny loves bunnies, especially Miss Evie! Find this episode's stories, along with more books about bunnies, in the library's online catalog.

This episode's stories:
"Found" by Salina Yoon, "Home for a Bunny" by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Garth Williams, and "The Little Rabbit Who Liked to Say MOO" by Jonathan Allen

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Little Bunny in a Hat" and "Sleeping Bunnies"

Cookies

Who doesn't love cookies?! Join Miss Amy as she shares stories about this favorite treat. Find the stories from this episode and more of Miss Amy's favorites in the library's online catalog.

This episode's stories:
"The Gingerbread Man" traditional story told as a puppet story, and "The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?" by Mo Willems

This episode's songs and rhymes:
"Put it in the Pot" magic bag rhyme and "I am Making Cookie Dough"

Things That Are Green

In celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, Miss Evie shares stories and songs about things that are green. Find the stories from this episode and more of Miss Evie's favorites in the library's online catalog.

This episode's stories:
"Where is the Green Sheep?" by Mem Fox and illustrated by Judy Horacek, "Ribbit!" by Rodrigo Folgueira and illustrated by Poly Bernatene, and "The Letter" from "Frog and Toad are Friends" by Arnold Lobel, told as a puppet story

This episode's song:
"I Had a Little Turtle"

Dogs

Miss Amanda shares some great stories about dogs! Find more of Miss Amanda's favorite books about dogs in the library's online catalog.

This episode's stories:
"This is Gus," by Chris Chatterton, "Dog's Colorful Day," by Emma Dodd, told as a flannel board story, "Let's Have a Dog Party!" by Mikela Prevost, and "Move Over, Rover!" by Karen Beaumont, Illustrated by Jane Dyer

This episode's rhyme:
"Puppy and the Cupcakes"

Short Story: What About Worms!?

Tigers aren't afraid of anything, except... Find out what makes Tiger nervous when Miss Amanda reads "What About Worms!?" by Ryan T. Higgins. The library's catalog has a surprising number of books about worms. Find them here.

Short Story: There's a Dragon In Your Book

Oh, look! A cute baby dragon just hatched. Are dragons easy to take care of? Find out when Miss Amy reads "There's a Dragon in Your Book" by Tom Fletcher.

Short Story: Three Little Kittens

Miss Amanda reads a new version of the classic nursery rhyme in "Three Little Kittens" by Barbara McClintock.

Love and Kindness

Miss Evie shares stories and songs about love and kindness, just in time for Valentine's Day. Find and request more books about love from the library's online catalog.

This episode's stories:
"Hugs and Kisses," written by Cristophe Loupy and illustrated by Eve Tharlet, "How Kind," by Mary Murphy, and "The Wind and the Red Paper Square," told as a puppet and cutting out story.

This episode's song:
"Skinna-ma-Rinka-Dinka-Dink" - try to keep up with Miss Evie!

Hibernation

What do bears and frogs have in common? They both hibernate! Find and request more books about friendship from the library's online catalog.

This episode's stories:
"Sleepover with Beatrice and Bear," by Monica Carnesi, "I Don't Want to Go to Sleep," by Devorah Perry and illustrated by M. Boldt, and "Goodnight, Grizzle Grump!" by Aaron Blecha, told as a puppet story

This episode's song:
"Winter Time is Here," sung to the tune of "The Wheels on the Bus"

Short Story: Looking for a Moose

Some kids really, really want to find a moose in "Looking for a Moose" by Phyllis Root and Randy Cecil! See if you can spot one (or several) when Miss Amy reads this fun book. Find and request more books about moose from the library's online catalog.