Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Books About Books and Libraries

Are you looking for books about books and libraries? Here are some that are worth a look:

Bats at the Library
By Brian Lies
Bored with another normal, inky evening, bats discover an open library window and fly in to enjoy the photocopier, water fountain, and especially the books and stories found there.

The Best Book To Read
By Debbie Bertram
A young boy goes to the library with his class and hears about the many kinds of books that can be found there.

Edward and the Pirates
By David McPhail
Edward is a boy who loves to read. One night, while reading a book about pirates, Edward finds himself surrounded by the salty sailors who think his book might tell them where their treasure is buried. They beg Edward to give them the book, which he eventually does. As it turns out, the pirates can't read, so Edward must read the book aloud to them.

The Librarian from the Black Lagoon
By Mike Thaler
Join Hubie as he faces his comically horrific fears during his first trip to the school library. Featuring a librarian called "The Laminator" and a library where all the books are bolted to the shelves, this story will amuse and quell fears of new experiences at the same time!

Margret & H.A. Rey's Curious George Visits the Library
By Margret and H.A. Rey
George is lucky to arrive at the library just in time for story hour. But it's not easy for a little monkey to sit still too long. From selecting books to getting his very own library card, George's day at the library makes reading fun.

What Happened to Marion's Book?
By Brook Berg
Young Marion the hedgehog, who wants to be a librarian when she grows up, learns how to treat library books with respect.

Wild About Books
By Judy Sierra
A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.

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