Wednesday, February 22, 2012

What’s Black and White and Reid All Over? (book)

Reid, R. (2012). What’s Black and White and Reid All Over? Something Hilarious Happened at the Library. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1147-1.

Best-selling children’s author Reid knows a thing or two about getting kids’ attention and holding it. His advice? Cut out the blah-blah-blah and make ‘em laugh! In his new book, aimed squarely at the preschool/elementary school crowd, he highlights dozens of programming and title suggestions that are surefire ways to banish young ones’ yawns permanently, including
  • Humorous lesson plans, organized by age group, with storytelling tips for maximum yuks
  • Several book lists of the funniest titles published since 2000, encompassing picture books, books for beginning readers, graphic novels and Manga, juvenile fiction, poetry, and other literature
  • More than a dozen original fingerplays, songs, activities and stories, along with a new “Rappin’ Rob Rap”
With the hilarious ideas and ready-to-use programs in this book, your storytimes will be the laugh factory of the library!

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