Worth A Thousand Words: It’s A Snap! George Eastman’s First Photograph

Friday, September 4, 2009.

Author: Monica Kulling (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Bill Slavin
Published: 2009 Tundra Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 9780887768811

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was the compact camera. This sprightly tale of curiosity and determination puts the spotlight on the inventive young man who made photographers of all of us, one improvement at a time.

On this date, September 4, in 1888, George Eastman registered the trademark Kodak. You can learn more here.

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Preschool Perfection: Sitting on the Farm

Friday, August 31, 2007.

Sitting on the FarmAuthor: Bob King
Illustrator: Bill Slavin (on JOMB)
Published: 1994 Kids Can Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1550741497


Imaginative, engaging illustrations and plenty of predictable, belt-it-out repetition rendered our copy of this sing-along comedy a ragged but treasured relic of the fleeting toddler years.

A Hoodoo Hoedown: Drumheller Dinosaur Dance

Saturday, May 26, 2007.

Drumheller Dinosaur DanceAuthor: Robert Heidbreder
Illustrator: Bill Slavin and Esperanca Melo
Published: 2004 Kids Can Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1553379829

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This feisty fossil fiesta of anatomically correct dinosaurs is not just a riot to read — it ignited an irresistable desire to make the trek to Drumheller (Alberta) to see this unbelievable landscape for ourselves. See you there!

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The Royal Tyrrell Museum is Canada’s only museum dedicated to the science of palaeontology.Alberta’s rugged badlands hold the richest deposits of dinosaur fossils in Canada. Landmark fossil discoveries have been made there for more than a century, and new and exciting finds continue to be uncovered almost every year. Now imagine sleeping there. To find out about the Royal Tyrrell Museum’s family and youth camps, click here.


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