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Picnic Stories

Here are the books we've been reading at Picnic Stories, which is Wednesdays at 12:00pm at the Town Common. Various movement activities & games accompany books. Click on any book cover twice to see the book in the catalog.

July 9 2014. A young superhero describes his awesome powers, which he then demonstrates as various foes arrive on the scene.

Catalog - The astonishing secret of Awesome Man

July 9, 2014. A guinea pig gets upset when his fellow pets make fun of his favorite television superhero, and so he makes a costume and pretends to be Super Guinea Pig himself.

Catalog - Super Guinea Pig to the rescue

July 2, 2014. Penguin and Pinecone form an unlikely friendship, even when they must live far apart.

Catalog - Penguin and Pinecone

July 2, 2014. Penguin's tired of the snow and cold--so he decides to go on vacation! But where should he go? And what new friends will he meet along the way?

Catalog - Penguin on vacation

July 2, 2014. Upon finding a toy rabbit in the forest, Bear tries his very best to return it to its home but by the time its owner appears, Bear has become attached to Bunny.

Catalog - Found

June 25, 2014. When a young pig knocks on a fox's door, the fox thinks dinner has arrived, but the pig has other plans.

Catalog - My lucky day

June 25, 2014. After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.

Catalog - The watermelon seed

June 18, 2014. When Dog's constant boasting makes his friends sad, they find a way to teach him what it means to be a good friend.

Catalog - I'm the best

June 18, 2014. Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all.

Catalog - Hooray for fish!

June 18, 2014. Maisy goes to the library in search of a book about fish and a quiet place in which to read it.

Catalog - Maisy goes to the library

June 11, 2014. Gerald the elephant and Snake fear that Piggie and Brian Bat will have so much fun together they will no longer need their best friends.

Catalog - My new friend is so fun!

June 11, 2014. Loving his giant pet mouse but frustrated by its clinginess, bad breath and inclination to shout "Squeak-a-boo" at company, a little boy endeavors to change his pet's ways without hurting its feelings.

Catalog - Me and my big mouse

June 4, 2014. Follows a boy and his mouse through a busy day at school.

Catalog - If you take a mouse to school

June 4, 2014. Chaos can ensue if you give a moose a muffin and start him on a cycle of urgent requests.

Catalog - If you give a moose a muffin

June 4, 2014. One thing leads to another when you give a pig a party.

Catalog - If you give a pig a party

May 21, 2014. When Duck decides to make a jack-o-lantern, he and his friends Pig and Mouse are in for a scary adventure.

Catalog - Pumpkin trouble

May 21, 2014. Chicken's cow visitors try to jump, dance, and wiggle on his couch, which is much too tiny for such exuberant activities.

Catalog - Is everyone ready for fun?

May 21, 2014. A group of animals is terrified at the prospect of being sat upon by the imposing Fat Cat, until the mouse comes up with a solution that satisfies everyone.

Catalog - What will Fat Cat sit on?

May 21, 2014. Brave Cowboy tries to sing his young calf pals to sleep on a dark, dark night, with humorous results.

Catalog - Let's sing a lullaby with the Brave Cowboy

May 14, 2014. Gerald the elephant tries to tell Piggie that ball-throwing is serious business, but Piggie just wants to have fun.

Catalog - Watch me throw the ball!

May 14, 2014. Pigeon is very angry when the duckling gets a cookie just by asking politely.

Catalog - The duckling gets a cookie!?

May 14, 2014. The pigeon really, really wants a puppy, but when a puppy arrives the pigeon changes its mind.

Catalog - The pigeon wants a puppy!

April 9, 2014. Little Pea hates eating candy for dinner, but his parents will not let him have his spinach dessert until he cleans his plate.

April 9, 2014. Little Oink is a neat little pig, but his parents will not allow him to play with his friends until he is messy, as pigs should be.

April 9, 2014. Little Hoot wants to go to bed early, like all of his friends do, and he is hopping mad when Mama and Papa Owl insist that he stay up late and play.