The Twist-a-Roo: Saturday Storytime with Kathleen Doherty
Join The Book Stall (811 Elm Street in Winnetka) on Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 am for an enchanting story time with picture book author Kathleen Doherty featuring her new title, TheTwist-a-Roo! A modern spin on The Ant and the Grasshopper, this warm-spirited, woodland tale celebrates the power of community and coming together in times of need. Ms. Doherty will also read her picture books The Thingity-Jig and Don't Feed the Bear. She'll be happy to sign her works! This event is perfect for kids ages 4 to 8.
More About the Book: Winter is fast approaching the forest, and everyone is storing food for a long hibernation, except Badger who is determined to find something fun to play with during the cold months ahead. After poking around in people town, Badger finds a Twist-a-Roo. It makes flashy shapes, splashy shapes, and shapes that slide and slip! It’s perfect for brightening Badger’s den with lots of color. But when the snow starts piling on deeper and deeper, Badger’s cupboards go bare! All that razzle dazzle can’t fill her belly. Then…knockity-knock. Someone’s at the door!
Parents and teachers in search of jubilant, bouncy read-alouds will happily turn to The Twist-a-Roo for reliable story time fun with a STEAM focus. A companion book to The Thingity-Jig, this cozy, cuddle-up story is lovingly illustrated by Kristyna Litten with intricate details for little ones to discover.
More About the Author: Kathleen Doherty is a Reading Specialist and holds an Ed. S. Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Her love of learning has led her to graduate from four different universities. A former teacher at elementary school for over 30 years, Kathleen’s work has appeared in numerous magazines. She lives in Indiana. Learn more about her at KathleenDohertyAuthor.com.