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Ring a Ding Story Time

These are books we read during Ring a Ding! Ring a Ding is Tuesdays at 10:15am, Fridays at 10:15am, every other Thursday evening at 6:30pm and occasionally on Saturdays at 10:15am. Click on any book cover two times to find the book in the catalog.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Assorted graduates of the Bow Wow School meet at a farmers market and a dog park, where most of them remember their obedience training.

Catalog - Wag a tail

Friday, September 26, 2014. An energetic squirrel hoards acorns but forgets where he hid them after being distracted by a berry-gathering bear.

Catalog - Acorns everywhere!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014. The top cat in a household is reluctant to accept the arrival of a new kitten but decides to share various survival secrets with it.

Friday, September 19, 2014. A rhyming story that takes baby on a trip to see the animals in the zoo while teaching the game of peekaboo.

Catalog - Peekaboo zoo

Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Join Maisy and her friends for a busy day at preschool! Experience many school activities: painting, music, story time, and more!

Catalog - Maisy goes to preschool

Saturday, September 13, 2014. The many animals that can be seen on a peaceful day at the farm are described in a jaunty rhyme and depicted in a large size format that captures the fun of a farmyard.

Catalog - Big red barn

Friday, September 12, 2014. When her five little ducks disappear one by one, a mother duck sets out to find them.

Catalog - Five little ducks

Tuesday, September 9, 2014. A latest entry in the whimsical series that includes I'm Bad! and I Stink! combines rhyming cadences with onomatopoeic word sounds in the story of a trusty red fire truck that rushes to the rescue.

Catalog - I'm Brave!

Friday, September 5, 2014. An interactive introduction to farm animals invites youngsters to make animal noises and practice color and letter recognition while peeping through a spy hole on every page and observing clues to guess which animal will be revealed next in the story.

Catalog - I spy on the farm

Tuesday, September 2, 2014. In a dream, Maisy sees different things for each color of the rainbow.

Catalog - Maisy's rainbow dream

Friday, August 29, 2014. While Farmer Brown sleeps, his animals prepare for a talent show at the county fair.

Catalog - Dooby dooby moo

Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Rooster Sam unwittingly saves the hens of Loopy Coop Farm.

Catalog - Oh no! a fox!

Friday, August 22, 2014. When Dad was a boy, he found a duck in the fridge, and so begins his explanation as to why he reads Mother Goose rhymes to his own son every night.

Catalog - Duck in the fridge

Friday, August 15, 2014. A train-loving baby elephant is excited to go on a real train, but when the other baby animals want to play with different vehicles, he becomes upset, until he tries some of the other toys for himself.

Catalog - Train!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Persistent young Edward has many questions for his sleepy mother, many of which are answered, "Because it's night time."

Catalog - Are you awake?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Describes what a young dinosaur should do in order to quickly get over being sick.

Friday, August 1, 2014. Gossie is a gosling who likes to wear bright red boots every day, no matter what she is doing, and so she is heartbroken the day the boots are missing and she can't find them anywhere.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Attending her first party, Piggie follows "party expert" Gerald the elephant's advice on what to wear, with surprising results.

Friday, July 25, 2014. When Bad Kitty won't play with him, Poor Puppy has to amuse himself with an alphabetical list of toys and dreams of playing in an alphabetical list of countries.

Catalog - Poor Puppy and Bad Kitty

Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Maisy and her friends are so excited! They're going to see a fun adventure film. With tickets and snacks at the ready, they scramble for seats and settle in for the movie to begin. Cyril's a little afraid of the dark, but Maisy is happy to hold his hand. When Eddie enthusiastically shouts at the screen, he quickly learns a lesson in movie etiquette! After little ones share this outing with Maisy, they'll be raring to go on their own movie-theater adventure.

Catalog - Maisy goes to the movies

Thursday, July 17 & Friday, July 18, 2014. Upset because he cannot reach and touch the colors of his first rainbow, Ned finds another rainbow that he can touch.

Catalog - Ned's rainbow

Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Pecking his way through the door of a house, an intrepid little woodpecker busily raps on a rhyming sequence of indoor objects, from a hat and a mat and a racket and jacket to a teddy bear and a book called Jane Eyre.

Catalog - Peck, peck, peck

Friday, July 11, 2014. When Minerva Louise, a curious chicken, mistakes a baby crib for a rabbit hutch, she searches for the rabbit and in the process discovers new additions around the house.

Catalog - A friend for Minerva Louise

Tuesday, July 8, 2014. When Spot goes to the beach he finds all sorts of things to do, from trying to catch a fish and burying his dad in the sand, to meeting a new friend!

Catalog - Spot goes to the beach

Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Chaos might ensue if you were to give a dog a donut.

Catalog - If you give a dog a donut