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Fred the Frog Likes to Hop!

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Fred the Frog Likes to Hop!

From the Around the Corner newsletter, Issue 2:           I love to hop! It is all I have wanted to do ever since I was a tadpole. I waited forever to grow legs so that I could start jumping lessons and hop out of the pond with my friends.          But one of my legs is shorter than the others and I have trouble controlling the direction of my hops. When I first tried to hop, it was awful! No matter where I aimed, I always landed somewhere else. I crashed into bushes, and one...

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Ellema the Elephant Explains Her Sneezes

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Ellema the Elephant Explains Her Sneezes

From the Around the Corner Newsletter, Issue 1: Did you know that there are all kinds of sneezes? When I sneeze with my very long nose everyone notices! But you should hear the teeny tiny little ppffffttt  noise that my friend, Tajo the Tarantula makes when he sneezes. (Actually, you really can't hear it. I just know he's sneezing when his eyes snap shut and his body shakes.)         The first time I sneezed at school, my classmates ducked under their desks! I thought it was funny, until they quit sitting beside me to avoid my sneezes. That made me sad. I can't...

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The Animals That Teach Kids About Making Good Choices - 2017

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The Animals That Teach Kids About Making Good Choices - 2017

The Animals That Teach Kids About Making Good Choices
Our Goals for 2018

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives Mom's Choice Award

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives Mom's Choice Award

Baxter’s Corner® is honored to announce that its newest book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators and deemed to be among the best of Juvenile Books for families.  The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named Baxter’s Corner’s® newest book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out, as among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost. "We...

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Join us for storytime at A Reader's Corner Bookstore June 10th

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Join us for storytime at A Reader's Corner Bookstore June 10th

A Reader's Corner Bookstore and Baxter's Corner invite you to a special "Storytime Saturday" on Saturday, June 10th at 11 a.m. at the bookstore located at 2044 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville. Author Linda Baker will read Oakley in Knots with the help of her puppet friend, Oakley the Octopus, and will lead everyone in a fun activity! Better yet, $1.00 of each book sale will be donated to Home of the Innocents. It is polite to shake hands when meeting new people. But which had should an eight-handed octopus use? Oakley the Octopus is worried about being different. His teacher,...

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