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Author Presentation on Doreen Cronin

SLIS 325
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Cayley Garner

on 24 February 2013

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Transcript of Author Presentation on Doreen Cronin

Author Doreen Cronin Wiggle This story encourages students to get up and wiggle. It is told in a rhyme that keeps the children's attention. The goal at the end is to hopefully have the child fall into bed at the end, exhausted from wiggling. I really like the illustrations in this book because each page has at least one piece of a real photograph somewhere on it. Dooby Dooby Moo Duck and his friends are at it again. This time they're pooling their considerable resources to win a local talent show, because first prize is the Trampoline. The cows want to sing. The sheep want to sing. The pigs want to dance. And Duck just wants to win the trampoline. But first he has a problem: Farmer Brown. In the end, the animals win the trampoline. Duck For President Illustrator: Betsy Lewin Awards Background Information Diary of a Spider This is the diary ... of a spider.
But don't be worried – he's more scared of you and your gigantic shoe! Actually, he's a lot like you. He goes to gym class and has Grandparents' Day at school. But he also spins sticky webs, scales walls, and takes wind–catching lessons. Lucky for him, his best friend is a fly! Rescue Bunnies Newbie is a rescue bunny trainee. She has passed 3 tests already but still has the hardest one left; the field test. One day they get a call that a giraffe is sinking in the mud and needs help. The chief tells her this will be her field test. Code red means that hyenas are close and that the bunnies need to evacuate. Eventually Newbie does not care about the hyenas and does everything she can to get the giraffe out. Thankfully, they end up pulling her out. At the end, the chief tells Newbie that she has a lot of heart and that she can learn the rest. Additional Resources http://ethemes.missouri.edu/themes/1514 Born and raised in New York
Currently resides in NY with her husband, daughter, and dog "Ruffie".
Graduated from Pennsylvania State University and St. John's University School of Law.
She was a practicing attorney when her book, Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type was published.
Mrs. Cronin has currently written around 19 books Click Clack Moo Cows That Type has received many awards.
The Best Children's Books of the Year, 2001
Randolph Caldecott Medal Honor Book 2001
Received the most awards** Giggle Giggle Quack
ABBY Award Finalist 2003 Diary of a Worm
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, October 2003 http://www.childrenslit.com/childrenslit/mai_cronin_doreen.html Common Themes Barnyard Friends Giggle, Giggle, Quack
Thump, Quack, Moo
Click, Clack, Quackity Quack
Duck For President
Dooby Dooby Moo Diary Friends Diary of a Worm
Diary of a Fly
Diary of a Spider Books that Involve Movement Wiggle
Bounce
Stretch BookFlix http://auth.grolier.com/login/bookflix/login.php Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type
All three diary books
Duck For President
Giggle, Giggle, Quack http://pbskids.org/lions/cornerstones/click/story/ http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/contributor/doreen-cronin-0 (Biography) Cayley Garner Illustrator: Harry Bliss Illustrator: Betsy Lewin Duck is not a fan of doing chores on the farm. One day, he decides to have an election to decide who should run the farm. Duck beats Farmer Brown. Duck then goes on to become the governor and ultimately the President. Eventually he decides it is to much work and returns to the farm to mow the lawn and grind coffee beans. Illustrator: Scott Menchin Illustrator: Scott Menchin
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