The classic picture book The Story of Ferdinand is getting the big screen treatment. The peaceful bull is voiced by WWE legend John Cena, who says, "People think he's a fighter because he's a big bull. Sound familiar?"
Mary Downing Hahn's books have been very popular with the 4th-7th grade crowd, especially for those readers who like a bit of a haunting chll in their stories. Ms. Hahn is a former school librarian who has written dozens of novels for young readers. Her popular title from 1986, Wait Till Helen Comes,is being made into a movie with shooting set to begin at the end of September.
Where the Wild Things Are is a blog for kids & families. Youth Services Librarian, Ann Hardginski, will share info about great books for kids & parents, cool websites, and other info related to youth services at the library. If you have topics you'd like to see covered or questions Ms. Ann could answer in her blog posts, please send them to ahardgin [at] mail [dot] owls [dot] lib [dot] wi [dot] us (subject: Question%20from%20Where%20the%20Wild%20Things%20Are%20Blog) . We hope you'll add your comments to the posts here, so we can all learn and grow with each other!