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Cat Secrets written and illustrated by Jef Czekaj This book is for cats ONLY!  Think you can read it by pretending to be a cat? Be warned, first you will have to pass a few tests to prove it to a suspicious trio of  real cats. Then, maybe, they will unlock their secrets, unless, of [...]

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Redwall – buy two Redwall series books and get a third free!by Brain Jacques Currently consisting of 20 books, the Redwall series by Brain Jacques begins when the mice’s abbey is threatened by Cluny, the evil rat. They believe one of the few things that can save them is the legendary sword of Martin the [...]

2010 Caldecott Medal Winner

The Lion and the Mouseillustrated by Jerry Pinkney This classic Aesop fable of kindness being rewarded with kindness, is told without words through the wonderful pencil and watercolor illustrations of Jerry Pinkney. The king of the jungle decides to let a small mouse, who has disrupted his nap, go free. Later when the lion is [...]

Try this game challenge.

Here is a set-up of Labyrinth, one of my favorite games. See if you can create a path for each marker to its chosen “treasure”. This isn’t an interactive gameboard, so you will have to visualize your moves. This is good practice for the game, because you have to visualize all of your possibilities before [...]