Tagged with " fairy tales"

Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

This month the puppet show at Nashville Public Library Main Branch is Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves. In the puppet […]

Apr 6, 2015     No Comments
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Things to do with a Book:  Make a Map

Things to do with a Book: Make a Map

“I am told there are people who do not care for maps, but I find it hard to believe.” ~ […]

Mar 12, 2015     No Comments
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Tired of Frozen?  Let it Go!

Tired of Frozen? Let it Go!

Whether you love it or are ready to “Let it Go” Disney’s Frozen is everywhere! There is a blizzard of […]

Mar 9, 2015     No Comments
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Caution: Here there be Dragons!

Caution: Here there be Dragons!

When we think of dragons, many different images and connotations can come to mind. Personally, my first instinct is to […]

Jun 5, 2014     No Comments
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Brave Readers Make Brave Hearts

Brave Readers Make Brave Hearts

Diversifying the types of books or stories we share with children is very important. Appreciation for different genres, styles of writing […]

May 26, 2014     No Comments
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Illustrator Focus: Jane Ray’s Beautiful Fairy Tales

Illustrator Focus: Jane Ray’s Beautiful Fairy Tales

A friend recently suggested that I look into the work of author and illustrator Jane Ray. Recognized primarily as an […]

Feb 20, 2014     No Comments
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Outside the Box Princesses

Outside the Box Princesses

Last year for the library’s Halloween celebration, I dressed as Snow White. I must admit, I was initially delighted to […]

Nov 21, 2013     No Comments
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Early Chapter Books for Attentive Listeners

Early Chapter Books for Attentive Listeners

Let’s hear it for children who enjoy books early and often! Children who experience read-alouds from infancy often learn to be attentive listeners. If you […]

Jun 27, 2013     1 Comment
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The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

This month on Fridays and Saturdays our own Wishing Chair Productions will be presenting The Frog Prince, a fun musical […]

May 13, 2013     No Comments
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Are Fairy Tales Too Grim?

Are Fairy Tales Too Grim?

It seems we never get tired of discussing the scare factor in fairy tales, so we are reprinting this article from 2011.  Enjoy! […]

May 9, 2013     3 Comments
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