When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.
There's nothing better than a sleeping child -- and nothing harder than keeping an exuberant sibling quiet for that precious naptime. "Shh! My brother's napping. He really needs his sleep," admonishes our adorable narrator at the outset of this story. But there are pots to bang, books to read,... More Info
In her latest book, children's author and former elementary school teacher, Linda Boyden, shares an alphabet list of indigenous loanwords from North, South, and Central America that have found their way into common usage, either nationally or regionally.