Archive for January, 2013

Wolf Won't Bite by Emily Gravett

No Matter What, “Wolf Won’t Bite!”

Wolf Won’t Bite! written and illustrated by Emily Gravett

In a seeming role reversal from the original fairy tale, three little pigs capture a big, toothy wolf and put him on display in their very own circus where, no matter what they do, “wolf won’t bite!”

Sure of their safety despite their antics, the three little pigs (dressed in a strongman leotard, ringmaster suit, and frilly tutu) continue to up the ante in their circus acts, rejoicing in the knowledge that they are safe no matter what. Kids will delight in going from one page to the next as the pigs lift Wolf in the air, make him jump through hoops, and even shoot him from a cannon. While the pigs twirl in excitement, safe and sound, wolf looks confused at his predicament, and kids will laugh at the ridiculous pictures and, in a twist from the original story, perhaps even feel sorry for the poor wolf as he’s dressed up and put on display. In the end, predictably, wolf is tested to his limit and the three little pigs… Well, let’s just say things don’t go according to plan! (more…)

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January Events!

Wednesday, January 16th @7pm Seattle Public Library Central Branch

  • Kadir Nelson, I Have a Dream

Thursday, January 17th @10am Barnes & Noble Alderwood

  • Kadir Nelson (illustrator), I Have a Dream - Nelson will be presenting his new book on Martin Luther King, Jr., aimed at elementary and middle school students. He will be reading and signing at Meadowdale Middle School in Lynnwood.

Thursday, January 17th @7pm Third Place Books Lake Forest Park

  • Kadir Nelson, I Have a Dream

Friday, January 18th @6:30pm Third Place Books Lake Forest Park

  • Melissa de la Cruz, Gates of Paradise (Blue Bloods 9)

Saturday, January 26th @2pm Seattle Public Library Northgate Branch

  • Clare Vanderpool, Navigating Early; Moon Over Manifest (more…)
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