Character on Display: Mo Willems’ Pigeon

| May 28, 2013

This year is the ten year anniversary of Mo Willems’ first Pigeon book, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and we recently celebrated at the library! We head a great turnout. Kids really love the Pigeon. (Who wouldn’t?) One child even dressed up as the Pigeon! His mother made the costume for Halloween, and he […]

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Author on Display: Dr. Seuss

| March 2, 2013

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, MA. He wrote most frequently under the pen names Dr. Seuss and Theo LeSeig and published 46 books for children, including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax, Hop on Pop, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish […]

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Character on Display: Amelia Bedelia

| January 29, 2013

Happy 50th birthday, Amelia Bedelia! Today is officially Amelia Bedelia Day, and starts a year -long celebration of fifty years of Amelia Bedelia books. Amelia Bedelia, written by Peggy Parish and illustrated by Fritz Siebel, was first published in September of 1963. Readers fell in love with the adorable, literal maid and Parish went on […]

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Character on Display: Winnie-the-Pooh

| January 18, 2013

Today is one of my favorite holidays, Winnie-the-Pooh Day! Winnie-the-Pooh Day takes place annually on January 18 in honor of author  A.A. (Allan Alexander) Milne’s birthday. Milne, born in 1882, penned many books for children but is best known for his loveable characters Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Kanga, Roo, Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet, Owl, and Rabbit. A teddy bear belonging to […]

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