I wish I had made up the word. It’s such a perfect fit. However, as I was on Facebook last night, I came across a message in which a poster uses the word bibliomaniac to describe himself, and his wife elaborates. As “they” say, if the shoe fits…
I’m on bibliomania cloud nine right now. On top of this being the season when I prepare my major book orders for my libraries, a request came from another school’s principal to prepare a list of recommended titles for a preschool-through-first-grade library. Four hundred books will be about right. Nirvana. (Oh, and they’re paying me for doing it. Double nirvana.)
Before I jump back into this delightful task, I thought I’d share a few favorite titles. Enjoy.
Join a lovable rhyme-spouting bear and a little boy on a delicious adventure! This book by the illustrator of many of the Magic School Bus titles is a storytime gem–and kids will have a wonderful time reading it on their own.
In this gentle bedtime story, a young child listens to all the sounds he hears in the house at night, from the purring of the cats to the gurgling pipes. Accompanied by the noises of the natural world outside, these sounds help him drift off to sleep.
Mordy has been home all day with a cold, so he is excited when his brother finally arrives home from school with an interesting book. However, Tzvi doesn’t want to spend time with his younger sibling. What’s a little brother to do?