Tuesday, December 29, 2009

In Case You Missed It! Read "The Beast Pit" by Shannon Hale

Kids Going Stir Crazy on Holiday Break? Read The Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episode Seven: The Beast Pit by Shannon Hale illustrated by Calef Brown 

Are your kids bored with board games? Are they zombied-out from  zeroing in on electronic screens? Or are you traveling with no books in tow? Well, have we got a great way keep them from driving you crazy--keep them entertained and laughing reading The Exquisite Corpse Adventure, free online at READ.gov!!

And when they are done reading the latest hilarious episode by Shannon Hale get them guessing, and writing about what will happen next when Episode Eight-- written by none other than the fabulous author Natalie Babbit-- of TUCK EVERLASTING fame, goes live this Friday!!!!

And to keep the kids busy until Friday, stop by your local library or bookstore and find these great books by Shannon Hale and Calef Brown! Your kids will not be able to put them down and you can sit down and have a cup of coffee and read the paper undisturbed!

Find Shannon Hale's Forest Born, River Secrets, and The Goose Girl at your neighborhood library or bookstore! 

And make sure you get Calef Brown's books--Soup for Breakfast, Flamingoes on the Roof, and Polka Bats and Octopus Slacks--too!!!

Important web links!
Author Shannon Hale's website: 

Illustrator Calef Brown's website: 
Read The Exquisite Corpse Adventure at: 

For great actvities related to The Exquisite Corpse Adventure go to: http://www.thencbla.org/Exquisite_Corpse/exquisite_ep7.html