The expression on the frog's face is priceless and the dragonfly looks pretty comfortable there too.
The photographer, Luis Carlos Barriuso, took this adorable photo on a rainy, gray day in the marshlands of Marim, near Bilbao, Spain. "I was surprised when it settled on the head of the frog," said Barriuso of the audacious dragonfly. "I only had time to take a few photographs before it flew off again."
The frog, meanwhile, could not be reached for comment. :)
This is the beautiful home of Mark Twain, author of the classics Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Twain said of his home, now a museum,
"It had a heart, and a soul, and eyes to see us with; and approvals and solicitudes and deep sympathies; it was of us, and we were in its confidence and lived in its grace and in the peace of its benediction."
In a wordless book with huge children’s appeal, Chris Raschka gives us the story of an irrepressible little dog whose most prized possession is accidently destroyed. With brilliant economy of line and color, Raschka captures Daisy’s total (yet temporary) devastation. A buoyant tale of loss, recovery and friendship
DEAD END IN NORVELT
by Jack Gantos
The importance of history and reading is at the heart of this achingly funny romp through a dying New Deal town. While mopping up epic nose bleeds, Jack narrates this screw-ball mystery in an endearing and believable voice.
“Who knew obituaries and old lady death could be this funny and this tender?” said Newbery Medal Committee Chair Viki Ash.
YOU'VE GOT MAIL!
We will be opening our library post office soon... February 1st. You can mail letters to anyone in our school. Until then click on our new link "You've got Mail" and read about the Pony Express.
Its located on the right hand side of the blog under "Don't Miss This"