Storytimes

BookKids storytimes are held at 10:30 AM every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Monsters are our Friends Storytime!

There’s a common misconception that monsters are scary or “out to get us”. But we’re here to clear all that up-- monsters are actually our friends! Join today’s storytime as we read I Just Ate My Friend and other books about our misunderstood buddies.

 

 

 

I Just Ate My Friend Cover Image
By Heidi McKinnon, Heidi McKinnon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534410329
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018

Pets are the Best Storytime!

Dogs, goldfish, cats, hedgehogs-- here at BookKids, we love ALL sorts of pets! Today we’ll be honoring our special friends with stories like Spencer’s New Pet by Jessie Sima. See you at 10:30 AM!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spencer's New Pet Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534418776
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

Great Outdoors Storytime!

Along with reading, we love exploring the great outdoors! So it’s a great thing there are so many books about this very subject. Come listen to A Stone Sat Still, Bear Came Along, and other great stories that celebrate the beauty of nature.

 

 

 

A Stone Sat Still: (Environmental and Nature Picture Book for Kids, Perspective Book for Preschool and Kindergarten, Award Winning Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452173184
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019

Brand New Books Storytime!

So many new books, so little time! Come discover your new favorite book as we read Laurel Snyder’s Hungry Jim and other great titles that have recently hit the shelves!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hungry Jim: (Children's Emotion Books, Animal Books for Kids, Funny Children Books) Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Chuck Groenink (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452149875
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - September 3rd, 2019

Author Guest Storytime with Mary Sullivan!

What’s in a name? What’s in WAKAWAKALOCH?! Find out at today’s storytime with local picture book illustrator Mary Sullivan and her new laugh-out-loud book about the value of a name. Fun starts at 10:30 am!

 

 

 

 

My Name Is Wakawakaloch! Cover Image
By Chana Stiefel, Mary Sullivan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328732095
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

A Whodunnit Storytime?

Sometimes life is a mystery! Come investigate with us as we discover our favorite whodunnits at storytime, including the nerve-wracking-- and hilarious-- Who Wet My Pants? By Bob Shea, illus by Zachariah O’Hora. 

 

 

 

 

 

Who Wet My Pants? Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316525213
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

Whobert Whover, Owl Detective Cover Image
By Jason June, Jess Pauwels (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462716
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 18th, 2017

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I Want My Hat Back Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763655983
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2011

The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #2) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 2nd, 2017

Banned Books Storytime!

Here at BookKids we LOVE banned books, which is why we celebrate Banned Books Week every September, and we are having a storytime to honor these titles that were challenged all over the country, including Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis and more.

My Princess Boy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442429888
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - December 21st, 2010

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Where the Wild Things Are Cover Image
By Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780060254926
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - December 26th, 2012

The Lorax (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780394823379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 12th, 1971

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