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See Inside Exploration and Discovery (Video and Link)

Set off into the unknown with explorers through the ages. Lift the flaps to discover incredible journeys, from dangerous ocean voyages by intrepid conquistadors, to the Apollo 11 mission to be the first on the Moon.
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Big Book of Stars and Planets (Video and Links)

Do you have a space lover?  Open the giant fold-out pages to discover the wonders of space – from our Sun and the planets in our Solar System, to massive stars, enormous galaxies and lots, lots more. Click on the links below to find this book and all other Big Books.

Big Book of Stars and Planets

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Story of Inventions (Video and Link)

Toasters, toilets and televisions, computers, cars and chocolate bars, flying machines and even your jeans. All these everyday things and many more are only here because someone bothered to invent them. This book reveals the real-life stories and bright sparks behind dozens of brilliant inventions. Do you have an avid learner that would love to learn about all kinds of inventions? Find the link below!
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12 Responses To Excuses About Why You’re Not Reading

Doree Weller

Luna isn’t impressed by your excuses.

In 2015, the average American read 12 books a year, but that number is skewed by those of us who read many, many more than that. The most reported number of books read is 4, and I know plenty of people who haven’t read a single book in the last year.

That blows my mind! I couldn’t function without reading, and if you told me I could only read 12 books in a year, I’d cry. Truthfully. Then I’d just read those 12 books over and over.

The same study reported that people in the US only spend about 5 hours, 45 minutes reading every week. Give me a day off, and I’ll do that in a day. Not even a challenge.

I think reading is important for a lot of reasons. Studies have indicated that reading fiction increases empathy, vocabulary, and

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The Poky Little Puppy

Hot Dogs and Marmalade

A few summers ago I picked up this scribbled-on, scribbled-in, musty-smelling copy of The Poky Little Puppy at a yard sale. It was in the give-away pile and I felt sorry for it. Since my copy, actually, both of my copies were in Greene and I was in Cooperstown, I felt like it was the right thing to do.

The Poky Little Puppy is like an old friend. I remember asking my mother to read it to me over and over.

I identified with this independent-minded puppy who followed his own nose instead of the pack.

Of course, it got him into trouble — but this wasn’t like the trouble Sally and her brother could have gotten in in The Cat in the Hat. That book always gave me knots in my stomach. It just seemed like there was something a little malicious about The Cat in the Hat…

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians Deserves a Medal

the orang-utan librarian

Hello all! I know I’ve not been online much this week, it’s been a crazy one, but I have what will hopefully be a very fun review to make up for my absence. I was in need of a bit of relaxation recently, so decided to pick up the Percy Jackson series. Though I read the first one about a year ago and did do a mini review for it, I decided to rework the review here, so that you could get my thoughts for the series as a whole. Plus I had a few more thoughts, now I’d read the whole thing.

percy jackson lightning thiefThe Lightning Thief– the first thing that struck me about the Lightning Thief is how much I wish I’d read this series when I was younger. I loved the inventiveness and how it presented the gods in a modern, yet awe-inspiring fashion. This was most apparent…

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Lift-the-Flap Very First Questions and Answers: What is Poop? (Video and Link)

Very First Questions and Answers is a new series to sit below First Questions and Answers, aimed at preschool children and with more of a picture book approach. What is Poop? is the first title in the series that introduces young children to bodily functions, taking the “shame” away through a very funny flap book!

Do you know a toddler potty training that this would help, or just a curious toddler in general that would love this book?

What is Poop?