Artie’s Magic Pencil Readalikes

App: Artie’s Magic Pencil     Description:  Children join Artie on an interactive and creative drawing adventure as they learn how shapes can combine in a variety of ways to form objects. Downloadable worksheets for continued learning off-screen are also included.  (Winner: ALSC’s Notable Children’s Digital Media, 2019) Readalikes for Families Appeals: Creativity, puzzles and problem solving, adventure Readalikes Linus the Little Yellow Pencil by Scott Magoon  WorldCat’s Description:  Linus hopes to win … Continue reading Artie’s Magic Pencil Readalikes

Toy Story 4 Readalikes

Description:  The film directly follows Toy Story 3, as Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their other toy friends have found new appreciation living with Bonnie. They are joined by Forky, a spork that has been made into a toy, and embark on a road trip adventure. Readalikes for Families Appeals:  Anthropomorphism, adventure, family connection, humor Readalikes Escargot by Dashka Slater  WorldCat’s Description:  Escargot is a beautiful French snail who only … Continue reading Toy Story 4 Readalikes

Tally Tots Counting App Readalikes

App:  Tally Tots Counting App     Description:  Get the action-packed app that helps toddlers learn to count with 20 awesome mini-games. Whether they’re serving up a seven-layer sandwich or finding 14 colorful cupcakes, they’ll have fun with numbers in this awesome learning game. Readalikes for Preschoolers Appeals: Educational, Rhyming song, Colorful Readalikes Numbers Everywhere by Kaufman, Elliott  WorldCat’s Description:  A follow-up to Elliott Kaufman’s Alphabet Everywhere, Numbers Everywhere reveals how digits and mathematical … Continue reading Tally Tots Counting App Readalikes

Shark Week Readalikes

Trend:  Shark Week     Description:  With more than 20 hours of shark programming throughout the week, Shark Week 2019’s fincredible lineup will deliver all-new groundbreaking shark stories revealing remarkable insights into the mysterious world of these magnificent creatures. Readalikes for Families Appeals: Science, adventure, natural world, oceans and ocean creatures Readalikes Chomp: A Shark Romp by Michael Paul  Amazon’s Description:  Dive in to the depths of the ocean to discover different species of … Continue reading Shark Week Readalikes