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January Book of the Month Club, "What Cried Granny: an almost bedtime story" by Kate Lum

Welcome to the Success By 6 Book of the Month Club! Each month, we feature a book for children age birth through six, selected by local librarians and bookstore owners.
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Welcome to the Success By 6 Book of the Month Club! Each month, we feature a book for children age birth through six, selected by local librarians and bookstore owners. Parents, we hope you'll check out the Book of the Month for your child at your local library! Read on to learn about this month's selection:

Patrick is preparing for his first sleepover at his grandma's house, and once he arrives, he discovers he has forgotten a few items in the wacky book "What Cried Granny: an almost bedtime story," our Success By 6 October Book of the Month, written by Kate Lum.

When Patrick's grandmother urges him to go to bed, Patrick exclaims he doesn't have a bed to sleep in at her house. That sets off a chain of events where grandma goes to heroic efforts to build a bed, make a blanket, and design a teddy bear so Patrick can sleep. While Patrick continues to watch TV, morning comes too soon for his hard working grandma!

Lum is also the author of "Princesses are not Quitters." You can check out her books at the Spokane Public Library and the Spokane County Library District.

To go to the Spokane Public Library site, click here....

To go to the Spokane County Library District site, click here....

And when you're at the library, look for these other Success By 6 Book Club selections:

"Trashy Town" Written by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino- Mr. Gilly gets in his big blue garbage truck, drives around town, and picks up the trash with a smile!

"Bunny Cakes" by Rosemary Wells - Brother and sister bunnies Max and Ruby are at it again! This time they're embroiled in a kitchen duel to produce the best birthday cake for their Grandma, with humorous results.

"The Wolf's Chicken Stew" by Keiko Kasza- Wolf's quest for his favorite meal- chicken stew- is thwarted by a cute family of baby chicks who invite him to share their meal.

"Unlovable" by Dan Yaccarino - Alfred the dog feels unlovable until a new dog moves into the neighborhood. Alfred's new friend helps him discover he is fine just the way he is.

"Pete's A Pizza" by William Steig- Pete's dad helps chase away the rainy day blues by making his son into a pizza!