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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, 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

Friday, June 27, 2014. Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend.

Catalog - My friend Rabbit

Tuesday, June 24, 2014. A competitive race-car driving dog learns that some things are more important than being number one.

Catalog - Number one Sam

Tuesday, June 17, 2014. When Sweet Little Sammy suddenly turns into Big Bad Baby, nothing can stop his misbehavior--or that of his evil hench-dog, Boris--except, perhaps, his mother, armed with his favorite blue blanky.

Catalog - Big Bad Baby

Thursday, June 12 and Saturday, June 14, 2014. Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone.

Catalog - Dinosaur vs. school

Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The narrator describes discovering how Ralph the dog can talk, appropriately saying words such as "roof," "rough," "bark," and "wolf."

Catalog - Rrralph

Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Illustrations and simple rhymes go from one to ten and back again over the course of a baby's day.

Catalog - One naked baby : counting to ten and back again

Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Spot the dog gets an invitation to a costume party. Illustrations feature lift-up flaps.

Catalog - Spot goes to a party

Friday, May 23, 2014. Rhymed text and illustrations show all the things that cars do when they play.

Catalog - Cars at play

Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Cousin Edward visits Aunt Judy and Uncle Earl on their farm and tries to help with all of the chores.

Catalog - Funny Farm

Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Maisy and her friends can't wait to play soccer! Maisy puts on her uniform, laces up her sneakers, and heads to the field. Charlie, Tallulah, and Dotty are on the blue team, while Maisy, Cyril, and Eddie are on the red. Let's play! Soon enough the game heats up, with plenty of action, excitement, and suspense. Who will be the first team to make a goal? Whatever the score, it's all in good fun, and everyone is still the best of friends at the end!

Catalog - Maisy plays soccer

Tuesday, May 6, 2014. A ladybug invites the reader to play a game of "let's pretend."

Catalog - Can you make a scary face?

Friday, May 2, 2014. Maisy packs her bags and sets off on a fun vacation to the seashore with Panda and Cyril.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Gerald believes he is allergic to his best friend! Will he have to stay away from Piggie forever?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014. When Mr. Horse gives a ride to his friends, Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck, they urge him to go faster and faster.