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English Conversation Circle (LACE Program)
Milner
17 Apr  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop in and join others who also want to practise their English. English Conversation Circle is…
Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn
Londonderry
17 Apr  10:10 AM - 10:55 AM
Join us for singing, rhyming and signing. Parents will learn strategies to engage their childre…
Baby Laptime
Whitemud
17 Apr  10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Enjoy delightful stories, songs, books, rhymes, finger plays and more, especially for babies. …
Sing, Sign, Laugh and Learn (Registration Required)
Riverbend
17 Apr  10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for singing, rhyming and signing. Parents will learn strategies to engage their childre…
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{"list":{"id":"223943110","name":"EPL Great Stuff Storytime: What Does the Fox Say?","description":"Anyone who's been to one of my storytimes knows that I love making animal sounds, and that what I love more than making animal noises is getting children to make them along with me! Check out these books that encourage readers to yip, growl, snort, and moo along.","language":"en-CA","item_count":10,"created":"2014-01-03T19:46:45Z","updated":"2014-04-08T19:46:43Z","list_type":{"id":"TOPIC_GUIDE","name":"Topic Guide"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/list/show/199948563/223943110","user":{"id":"199948563","name":"EPLGreatStuff_Sean","profile_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/collection/show/199948563"},"list_items":[{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"1202830005","title":"What Does the Fox Say?","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1202830005","publication_date":"2013","authors":[],"isbns":["1481422235","9781481422239"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Dog goes woof, cat goes meow, bird goes tweet; yes, we all know that. The big question, though, is what does the fox say? Based on the popular YouTube video by Ylvis, don't be surprised if children end up singing along as you read, even though you may have never heard the song (though we're pretty sure you have)."},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"1120683005","title":"Jo MacDonald Saw A Pond","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1120683005","publication_date":"2011","authors":[{"name":"Quattlebaum, Mary"}],"isbns":["9781584692249","1584692243"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Join Jo MacDonald as she takes her notebook to observe the many animals that live around the pond. A fun adaptation of Old MacDonald's farm through the eyes of a young naturalist."},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"993859005","title":"Barnyard Dance!","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/993859005","publication_date":"1993","authors":[{"name":"Boynton, Sandra"}],"isbns":["1563054426","9781563054426"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Get ready for a good old fashioned hoedown with Sandra Boynton! Join the farm animals as they prance, skitter and swing around. Fun rhyming text will delight as children get to chime in with their best COCKLEDOODLEDOO!"},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"527266005","title":"Here A Chick, Where A Chick?","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/527266005","publication_date":"2004","authors":[{"name":"MacDonald, Suse"}],"isbns":["0439455944"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"The chicks have wandered off and are hiding somewhere on the farm. Where could they be? Are they in the cart? No, those are the geese. Are they behind the gate? No, that\u2019s the pig. Hmmm. It seems the chicks aren\u2019t the only ones playing hide-and-seek. This is a simple yet beautiful lift-the-flap book that combines colourful illustrations, a simple repeating phrase, \u201cHere a chick, where a chick?\u201d and the fun of peeking behind the flap to see who\u2019s hiding on the farm and what noises they make."},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"997483005","title":"Oink-a-doodle-moo","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/997483005","publication_date":"2012","authors":[{"name":"Czekaj, Jef"}],"isbns":["9780062060112"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Who remembers the game Telephone we played when we were kids? What would happen if a group of farm animals played? (At least this time there won't be a \u0026quot;purple bicycle.\u0026quot;)"},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"818257005","title":"What's your Sound, Hound the Hound?","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/818257005","publication_date":"2010","authors":[{"name":"Willems, Mo"}],"isbns":["9780061728457","9780061728440"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Cat the Cat asks her friends what sounds they make and they all answer, except for Bunny the Bunny. Even though Bunny doesn't make a sound, Cat and her friends make sure Bunny is still loved."},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"603175005","title":"The Cow Who Clucked","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/603175005","publication_date":"2006","authors":[{"name":"Fleming, Denise"}],"isbns":["9780805072655","0805072659"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Oh dear. Cow has woken up to discover that her moo has been replaced with a cluck. Who has Cow's moo? Will she ever find it again?"},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"378835005","title":"The Seals on the Bus","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/378835005","publication_date":"2000","authors":[{"name":"Hort, Lenny"}],"isbns":["9780805059526","0805059520","9780805072631","0805072632"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"A fun spin on \u0026quot;The Wheels on the Bus,\u0026quot; this bus is filled with animals, including rabbits that hop up and down, a tiger at the wheel and vipers instead of wipers."},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"947526005","title":"Noisy Neighbours","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/947526005","publication_date":"2011","authors":[{"name":"Green, Ruth"}],"isbns":["9781854379948"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Poor Snail needs to take a nap but everywhere he goes seems to be filled with noisy animals. Bees are buzzing, owls are hooting, and foxes are singing a hullabaloo (so that's what the fox says?). How can Snail get all these animals to simmer down so he can sleep?"},{"list_item_type":"title","title":{"id":"853767005","title":"Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?","sub_title":"","format":{"id":"BK","name":"Book"},"details_url":"http://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/853767005","publication_date":"2010","authors":[{"name":"Martin, Bill"}],"isbns":["9780805092455"],"primary_language":{"name":"English"},"original_script":{"sub_title":""}},"annotation":"Can you roar like a lion? How about trumpet like an elephant? Good, now try fluting like a flamingo or snorting like a hippopotamus. Filled with Eric Carle's signature art, this book allows children to explore the sounds that animals make. Even if they don't know what the sound is, together you can give it your best shot."}]}}