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We LOVE chatting about books, authors, illustrators. Here you'll find some of the best books we're currently reading and what we've been sharing at our storytimes.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

January 10 is Word Nerd Day!

Milo here, and I'm known as, THE WORD NERD, around this forest. Although, I prefer the term, LOGOPHILE to WORD NERD, nevertheless, I do LOVE words. Please help me celebrate (commemorate; observe; honor; rejoice) THE WONDER OF WORDS with the following Books!
13 words, by Lemony Snicket
E Snicket
Max’s words, by Kate Banks
E Banks
Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster, by Debra Fraiser
E Fraiser
The Boy who Loved Words, by Roni Schotter
E Schotter
Word Wizard, by Cathyrine Falwell
E Falwell

Onomatopoeic Books
Achoo! Bang! Crash!, by Ross Macdonald
E Macdonald
Slop Goes the Soup, by Pamela Edwards
E Edwards

Rhyme Time:
Chuck’s Truck, by Peggy Anderson
E Anderson
Down on the Farm, by Merrily Kutner
E Kutner
The Magic Hat, by Mem Fox
E Fox
Cars Galore, by Peter Stein
E Stein
The Caboose Who Got Loose, by Bill Peet
E Peet

Amazing & Alliterative:
Animalia, by Graeme Base
E Base
Some smug slug, by Pamela Duncan
E Duncan
Alison’s Zinnia, by Anita Lobel
E Lobel
Word Games:
Have a look at this site with quizzes all about words: