Saturday, August 10, 2013

Children's Nonfiction Available Today

At the Beach by Huy Voun Lee

A mother amuses her son at the beach by drawing Chinese characters in the sand, many of which resemble the objects they stand for.

Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae

Collection of poems describing the many creatures living beneath the sea, including the crab, dolphin, and angel fish.

Never Kick a Ghost and other silly chillers by Judy Sierra

A pirate bride who sinks with her ship, a ghost that gets ever larger, and a big slobbery monster with long green fingers and floppy purple lips are just a few of the characters who populate this collection of silly, spooky tales collected and retold by folklorist Judy Sierra.

A compendium of bite-size stories and rhymes, Never Kick a Ghost and Other Silly Chillers is sure to prompt repeat reading and recitation among beginning readers.