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  • Lulu and the treasure hunt - Read On
    is very excited about the New Tricks School treasure hunt She can t wait to go go go and find a clue but she has promised to look after little Bonnie who can t run very fast What will Lulu do when she has to choose between staying with Bonnie or finding a clue And who will find the treasure An energetic series exploring first experiences set in a captivating

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  • Travellers' tales of Hong Kong, Canton & Macao - Read On
    Home Fiction T Travellers tales of Hong Kong Canton Macao Travellers tales of Hong Kong Canton Macao Author Publisher Marshall Cavendish Editions 2013 ISBN 9789814408158 pbk Find in Library Reader

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  • Christopher sat straight up in bed - Read On
    shadows of the moonlit house Kathleen Kelly MacMillan Carroll County Public Library MD c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Book list From Booklist Copyright American Library Association Used with permission The Honk shoo that wakes Christopher from bed will probably be identifiable to older readers But for the young boy drawn to resemble a bear it s a sound of enigmatic origin and with each repetition he envisions its source It sounds like an elephant trumpeting or Maybe there s a monster under my bed Cantor offers up two illustrations for each speculation a small insert depicting the unlikely elephant in a tree or monster beneath the bed and a full page showing the reality of an unoccupied tree or empty floor Christopher s curiosity wins out and he treks through the house to find the source Grandpa He hops into bed with his grandparents while Grandma offers a redundant admission I have to warn you your grandfather snores Despite the noisy premise Long s prose has an unobtrusive quietness that makes it appropriate for bedtime Same goes for Cantor s plush soft pastels the imagined culprits aren t especially fantastic but rather comfy depictions of nonthreatening beasties Easygoing material for those who prefer it that way Check out William Carman s What s That Noise 2002 for a perfect read alike Kraus Daniel Copyright 2010 Booklist Publishers Weekly c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved Cantor creates a notably suspenseful atmosphere for Long s story through hazy pastel drawings that feature eerie lighting and dark blue shadows Honk shoo is the nighttime noise that worries Christopher a small hedgehoglike creature It sounds like an elephant trumpeting writes Long The Runaway Shopping Cart as Christopher peers through the venetian

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  • The athlete's book of home remedies 1,001 doctor-approved health fixes & injury-prevention secrets for a leaner, fitter, more athletic body! - Read On
    your go to resource for safe effective do it yourself treatments whether you have a strain sprain or pain that you ve never felt before When you get hurt you have fears You have questions Ice or heat Should I see a doctor Will I need surgery This book answers those questions and allays those fears Dr Jordan Metzl one of the nation s leading sports medicine physicians breaks down all the information into easy to follow strategies for effective self treatment while letting you know in no uncertain terms when you should go see your own doctor pronto The book also answers other common training questions like What should I eat to fuel my workouts and What exercises can I do to prevent injury and perform at the next level Understand Metzl isn t just a doctor He s an elite athlete having completed 9 Ironman triathlons and 29 marathons He understands the mind of the athlete how psychologically devastating any injury can be and what it takes to get you back in your game as quickly and safely as possible In The Athletes Book of Home Remedies you ll find Eye popping anatomical illustrations of each injury detailed

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  • Another night at the museum - Read On
    him that New York City is flooded All the animals from the Ocean Hall disappear into the tree high water Melissa arrives just as the whole museum is pushed down Central Park West by the escaped blue whale and giant octopus They sail past the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty as she frolics with myriad sea creatures By promising them an even better adventure the next night Larry convinces the critters to haul the museum home and return to their exhibit before morning The trip back includes a quick stop by Larry s apartment so he can turn off his faucet Trenc s pencil and ink illustrations aptly depict this wacky adventure The colors blues greens yellow pink work well with the underwater theme and the sight of half submerged New York icons will excite kids who recognize them This zany story is awash in good natured bumbling sea animals and dream logic Sure to be of interest due to the popularity of the movie based on The Night at the Museum Catherine Callegari Gay Kimball Library Troy NH c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Terms

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  • Bear and Bee - Read On
    actually has many of the qualities that he ascribes to bees After some momentary confusion Poor me I m a Bee wails Bear flinging himself to the ground in despair the two become honey sharing buddies Ruzzier s Tweak Tweak cartooned pen and ink drawings are a bit underwhelming the relatively minimal backgrounds only emphasize the weak characterizations the characters facial expressions are tepid and putting Bee in high top sneakers is no substitute for giving him a personality But Ruzzier has a solid sense of comic timing and proffers his lesson on the folly of prejudice with an admirably light touch Ages 2 5 Agent George Nicholson Sterling Lord Literistic Mar c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved Book list From Booklist Copyright American Library Association Used with permission Bear wakes up hungry from hibernation and the only food source in sight is a beehive When the bee on top of the hive offers up his honey Bear says But what about the bee See Bear doesn t actually know what a bee is it s certainly not the creature he is talking to and his preconceived notions about bees include that they re terrible monsters with large teeth and sharp claws As Bee rightly points out Bear has large teeth and sharp claws This leads to the funniest moment in the book when Bear has a horrific realization I AM A BEE Of course all is sorted in the end and honey is shared This sweet if slight story cleverly begins on the endpapers which depict snowfall followed by a hibernating bear and then a thaw on the title page Ruzzier s unlikely friends rendered in pen and ink and colored digitally are charmers with stylish taste in footwear Bee wears nothing but high tops and Bear red

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  • Penguin in Peril - Read On
    Details Home Fiction P Penguin in Peril Penguin in Peril Author Publisher Templar Pub 2013 ISBN 9781848778627 Find in Library Reader Reviews

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  • I love you, Mummy Duck - Read On
    Library Reader Reviews Annotation Summary It s Mummy Duck s first ever Mother s Day and when Little Duck takes her on a special picnic they dream about their perfect day together Would it be a room full of cakes a garden party a visit to a chocolate factory Soon it s the end of the day though and they haven t done any of the things they ve thought

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