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Virtual: Summer of Words & Pictures Read Aloud Book Tastings

Join us for this free virtual event.

Welcome to our Summer of Words and Pictures Book Tastings! 

We want to share our love and joy of reading with everyone!  Join us every Tuesday throughout the summer, as we “taste” a new book by reading aloud the first chapter live via Zoom! New books will be read each week. We'll share new releases, different genres, different authors, and staff favorites. Participants will receive emailed activities to fully enhance the experience.

This program is recommended for families with children in grades K-2.  

We can’t wait to introduce you to your next favorite book!

This Week's Book
Mr. Tiger, Betsy, and the Blue Moon

Award-winning author Sally Gardner delivers a whimsical tale about the daughter of a mermaid and an ice cream maker, a mysterious talking tiger, and a challenge as big as the moon.

From a magical world of well-dressed animals, talking toads, and bossy princesses comes a timeless story about Mr. Tiger and his troupe of acrobats, and Betsy K. Glory, the daughter of a mermaid and an ice cream maker. Together they must figure out how to turn the moon blue, appease a grumpy giant, and make the best-tasting and rarest ice cream in the world--Gongalong Berry Ice Cream. Told with beautiful one-color illustrations throughout, this modern fairy tale teaches us that happiness is sometimes big enough to solve even the toughest problems. 

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REGISTERED ATTENDEES WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A LINK TO THE VIRTUAL MEETING.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:00am EDT
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Mr. Tiger, Betsy, and the Blue Moon Cover Image
By Sally Gardner, Nick Maland (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593095164
Availability: On Our Shelves; Typically Ships in 1 - 2 Days
Published: Penguin Workshop - April 7th, 2020