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Featuring "Freddie and the Fairy"


"Freddie and the Fairy" by DonaldsonCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 8 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Freddie and the Fairy by Julia Donaldson is the featured piece.

Freddie is desperate for a pet.
One day he rescues a fairy named Bessie-Belle and she offers to grant his wishes.
The problem is Bessie-Belle can not hear very well and Freddie tends to mumble.
Luckily the Fairy Queen arrives to help.

Here are seven more Julia Donaldson stores to share with your child.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!
Superworm
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Superworm" by Donaldson
The Highway Rat
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
A very bad rat rides his horse along the highway stealing travelers' food, from a rabbit's clover to a spider's flies, until clever Duck introduces him to her "sister."
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Highway Rat" by Donaldson
The Fish Who Cried Wolf
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
Tiddler the fish is always telling tall tales about why he is late for school, but when he is actually caught in a net and taken far from home, it is his stories that help him find his way back.
 
Available in Chinese
Xiao Yu Er Shuo Gu Shi: Tiddler

Ai Jiang Gu Shi De Xiao Yu Er
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "The Fish Who Cried Wolf" by Donaldson
What the Ladybug Heard
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
Although much quieter than the farm animals that moo, cluck, or oink, a gentle ladybug is instrumental in foiling a plan to steal the farm's prize-winning cow.
 
"What the Ladybug Heard" by Donaldson
Tabby McTat, The Musical Cat
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
Fred the street musician and his cat are "purr-fectly" happy, singing together all day long, until Fred gives chase to a thief and the two become separated.
 
Available in Chinese
Hui Chang Ge De Mao
 
"Tabby McTat" by  Donaldson
Where’s My Mom?
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
A butterfly tries to help a lost young monkey find its mother in the jungle, meeting many different animals along the way.
 
"Where's My Mom" by Donaldson
Stick Man
By Julia Donaldson
JUV E DONALDSON
 
Stick Man ends up far away from his family tree when he is fetched by a dog, thrown by a child, used as a snowman's arm, and even put on a fire, but finally Santa Claus steps in to make sure that Stick Man and his family have a joyous Christmas.
 
Available in Chinese
Mu Tou Ren Er: Mutou Renr
"Stickman" by Donaldson