Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Papa Bear & Me

This Papa Bear & Me Storytime was presented at Bellevue Public Library on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.


 * Simpson's Sheep Won't Go To Sleep by Bruce Arant

When a Dad Says "I Love You" by Douglas Wood, illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka

 **  Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss

* On Thursday, March 6 we will be welcoming writer and illustrator Bruce Arant to the Bellevue Public Library!  Bruce is the author of Simpson's Sheep Won't Go To Sleep!  Bruce will be reading his new book to us and demonstrating how he makes his illustrations.  Copies of his book will be available for purchase and Bruce will be available for autographs and photos!

** The library will be celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday on Monday, March 3 with a special program.  We will be holding our 11th annual Seussathon, a 12-hour reading marathon.  For more on the history of Seussathon, click here.

Each Papa Bear & Me Storytime includes activities that support one or more of the five early literacy practices identified as essential in helping your child develop the skills they need before they can learn to read. The five practices – singing, talking, reading, playing and writing –were developed for Every Child Ready to Read®, an initiative of the Association for Library Services for Children (ALSC) and the Public Library Association (PLA).

Our next Papa Bear and Me Storytime will be on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7 PM!

~ Mrs. B.

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