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 Llama llama and the Bully Goat by Anna Dewdney

Storytime: A perfectly pitched bully story

Sunday, October 6, 2013

In the popular imagination, bullies tend to be larger than life: lunch-stealing, name-calling, black-eye-bestowing ruffians in need of their inevitable comeuppance. They’re villains, of course, and villains exist in fiction to needle our hero to a place of satisfying action, foil his plans and thus sharpen his skills and strengthen his resolve. Leave it to everybody’s favorite llama to remind us that bullies are people too (well, actually in this case he’s a goat, but you get the idea). The newest book in the popular Llama Llama series by Anna Dewdney presents little ones with a properly nuanced conception of a term that seems to …

Storytime: ‘Journeys’ comes just in time for back-to-school blues

Sunday, September 1, 2013

As I write this column, I’ve just sent both my kids off to their first day at new schools, and – well . . . there are no words. Perhaps in the back of my mind I was anticipating this lump-in-the-throat feeling when I selected Aaron Becker’s new picture book, Journeys, to review …

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Concerts Concord Community Music School, Concord - Piano recital with Bela Bartok, Friday,7:30 p.m., free. Alumni Series: The Taubl Family, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., free. Info: 228-1196. Keiser Concert Series, Concord - Harpsichordist R.P. Hale, 'La Musica Gloria de Mexico,' with Mark Pace on flute and soprano Holly Outwin-Tepe, Friday, 7:30 p.m. Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul, St. Paul's School. Info: 229-4680 …

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Concerts Concord Community Music School, Concord - Bach's Blues Lunch Series: 'Out of the Blue,' with Matt Langley, saxophone; David Tonkin, guitar; Kent Allyn, piano; Don Williams, bass; and John Faggiano, drums; Thursday, 12:10 p.m., free. 'Poets of the Piano,' pianists Abigail Charbeneau and Catharine Dormin, Friday, 7:30 …

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Concerts Concord Community Music School, Concord - 'Broadway Night,' student recital, tonight through Thursday, 7 p.m. Folk Slow Jam, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Bach's Lunch Concert Series: 'Music of Chopin,' pianist Gregg Pauley, Thursday, 12:10 p.m. Info: 228-1196 or ccmusicschool.org. Walker Lectures Concerts , Concord - Quartetto Gelato, Wednesday, …

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Concerts Concord Community Music School, Concord - Folk recital, Thursday, 7 p.m., free. Info: 228-1196 or ccmusicschool.org. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Concord - 'A Heavenly Lunch' recital series: 'With String and Pipe,' Mark Pace on harp and organ, Wednesday, 12:15 p.m., free. Info: 224-2523. Palace Theatre, Manchester - …

Entertainment briefs - Storytime for all

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Storytime for all Renowned storyteller Odds Bodkin returns to the Winnipesaukee Playhouse at Weirs Beach Saturday with one show for kids and another for grown-ups. Bodkin, a professional storyteller who has performed his folktales and fairy tales at schools and theaters across the country, will perform an afternoon …

Gilford Community News

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

THE GILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY will offer the following programs and events: • Children's Book Week, Saturday at 2 p.m. Guests may guess the amount of items available for checkout. • American Recycles Day, today. Bring in your old books and take home some new books. • Pre-school storytime, …

Gilford Community News

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

The Gilford Public Library WILL OFFER THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS: • Children's Book Week, Saturday at 2 p.m. Guests may guess the amount of items available for checkout. • American Recycles Day, today. Bring in your old books and take home some new books. • Pre-school storytime, …

Weare Community News

Monday, August 20, 2007

THE WEARE PUBLIC LIBRARY will host storytime for children ages 4 and 5 Thursday beginning at 10:30 a.m. 'Tiny Tots' will begin a new four-week session for ages 2 and 3 tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. …

HOOKSETT: Storytime registration:

Saturday, September 6, 2008

STORYTIME REGISTRATION: The library will accept registration for story hour beginning Monday. For more information, log on to hooksettlibrary.org or call 485-6092. …

HOOKSETT: Storytime registration:

Thursday, September 4, 2008

STORYTIME REGISTRATION: The library will accept registration for its story hour program beginning Monday. For more information about the story hour program or to register your child to attend, log on to hooksettlibrary.org or call 485-6092. …

HENNIKER: The Tucker Free Library

Saturday, June 27, 2009

THE TUCKER FREE LIBRARY will host the following summer events: ?? An evening storytime July 7 at 7 p.m. with campfire stories and a campfire snack. ?? Meet Carrie the 'Tail Waggin' Tutor' July 17 at 11 a.m. ?? An evening storytime July 21 at 7 p.m. with …

EPSOM: The Epsom Public Library

Thursday, June 4, 2009

THE EPSOM PUBLIC LIBRARY offers storytime Tuesdays at 2 p.m. and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. A 'Toddler Time' program is offered Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. …

Nature turning in on itself

Sunday, October 2, 2011

If cool fall evenings put you in the mood for curling up with a good book, you and your kids will have a hard time finding a better prospect than Joyce Sidman and Beth Krommes's new Swirl by Swirl. Curling up is, after all, what this book is …