Tales for Tots
Ages15 months - 2 years 2-3 years 4-5 years Adults & kids together
July 27 | Equal Schmequal by Virginia Kroll
What does it mean to be equal? Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can't figure out how to make teams that are equal. Nothing works until Mouse starts thinking mathematically.
August 3 | Space Boy by Leo Landry
This world, decides Nicholas, is too noisy for him. Time to take a trip. He packs a snack, puts on his suit, and takes off to the utterly quiet craters and vast deserts of the distant moon. The allure of space travel and the longing for peace and quiet entice a young boy to take his space rocket to the moon for a picnic.
August 10 | Shadows and Reflections by Tana Hoban
Shadows and reflections are all around us -- under our feet, over our heads, directly in front of us. This book makes us look with our minds, hearts, and imaginations -- and our surroundings are forever changed.
August 17 | There is No Place Like Space by Tish Rabe
Beginning readers and budding astronomers are launched on a wild trip to visit the eight planets in our solar system, along with the Cat in the Hat, Thing One, Thing Two, Dick, and Sally. It’s a reading adventure that’s out of this world!
August 24 | Jack’s Garden by Henry Cole
'This is the garden that Jack planted...' Building on a rhyme that will be familiar to many children. The final illustration presents a satisfied-looking boy surrounded by a lush, bird-filled flower garden.
August 31 | Planting a Rainbow by Louis Ehlart
This book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. It also consists of collage illustrations with pages of staggered width, presenting all the flowers of each color of the rainbow. What is your favorite flower?