Stories, a Princess, and a Lighting Fixture | Audio in Advance April 2017 | Early Grades

Disney movie tie-in titles and a classic family of bears always entertain.

PaddingtonBond, Michael. Paddington At Large. Blackstone. ISBN 9781470859701. Read by Hugh Bonneville. digital download.
PreS-2—Ever since Paddington started working in the garden, it’s been a bit quieter in the Brown household. But with Paddington around, things never stay quiet for long. From a paw-sticking toffee disaster to a slight scorching of Father Christmas’s beard, Paddington brings a splash of adventure to every day.

Disney. Frozen Storybook Collection. Blackstone. ISBN 9781504752367. Reader TBA.
PreS-2—Join Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and friends for adventure, mystery, and fairytale fun in 27 stories, including nine audiobook-exclusive bonus stories.

Disney. Disney Pixar Storybook Collection. Blackstone. ISBN 9781504752428. Reader TBA.
PreS-2—Take a trip inside Riley’s head with Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust; travel to infinity and beyond with Buzz Lightyear and Woody; swim the oceans with Marlin and Dory; and more. This book features retellings of all 17 Disney Pixar feature films.

London, Jonathan. Froggy Goes to Grandma’s. Recorded Books. ISBN 9781501961106. Reader TBA.
PreS-K—When Froggy and his family go to visit Grandma, they look forward to all kinds of fun: a baseball game, a trip to the amusement park, a visit to the museum to see the Frogga Lisa. But best of all is cooking with Grandma and learning to make her specialty, spaghetti with fly sauce.

Nobleman, Mark Tyler. The Chupacabra at the Candelabra. Recorded Books. ISBN 9781501960918. Reader TBA.
K-3—Like most goats, Jayna, Bumsie, and Pep’s greatest fear is being eaten for dinner by the legendary chupacabra—it’s common knowledge that goats are a chupacabra’s favorite food! One night, tired of living in fear, the impetuous goats whip out their trusty candelabra and head off to find the beast and scare it away before it can find them. Little do they know that candelabras are the chupacabra’s third-favorite food . . . and he isn’t about to stop there. This chupacabra has quite the appetite.

O’Hara, Mo. My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish: Jurassic Carp. Recorded Books. ISBN 9781490679198. Read by Christopher Gebauer.
Gr 2-5—When Tom’s big brother decides to become an Evil Scientist, his first experiment involves dunking Frankie the goldfish into toxic green gunk. Tom knows that there is only one thing to do: Zap the fish with a battery and bring him back to life! But there’s something weird about the new Frankie. He’s now a Big Fat Zombie Goldfish with hypnotic powers . . . and he’s out for revenge!

Schlitz, Laura Amy. Princess Cora and the Crocodile. Recorded Books. ISBN 9781501959035. Reader TBA.
Pre-3—Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She’s sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She’s sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. And her parents won’t let her have a dog. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn’t expect that help to come in the form of a crocodile—a crocodile who does not behave properly. While her alter ego wreaks utter havoc inside the castle, perhaps one pair of royal helicopter parents will reconsider their ways.

Titus, Eve. Basil in Mexico. (The Great Mouse Detective). Oasis Audio. ISBN 9781613759080. Read by Ralph Lister.
Gr 1-4—Basil, the most famous sleuth in mousedom, has learned a great deal living in Sherlock Holmes’s cellar. Now, his sleuthing skills are being put to the test on a wild trip to Mexico! First, mousedom becomes frantic as mice are cracking their teeth on phony cheese made of concrete. Can he find a way to stop whoever is making the counterfeit cheese? Then, he must ferret out the truth when a beloved masterpiece—the Mousa Lisa—goes missing. And finally, Basil must track down the culprit when Dr. Dawson, Basil’s faithful friend and companion, is mousenapped! In each of these adventures, Basil proves himself to be a true disciple of his hero, Sherlock Holmes.


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