Pete the Cat: And the Lost Tooth

Pete the Cat: And the Lost Tooth

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings readers along for a fun and new surprising adventure with Pete the Cat! In Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth, the tooth fairy asks Pete for some help. But it’s not easy being the tooth fairy for Pete when a tooth goes missing—will he […]

Earth Kids Club 2018: Week 7, 11/14

Thank you for sharing your children with us for the first enrichment cycle of Earth Kids, Oct 1-Nov 14!  We are thrilled with this awesome club and it’s members! We would like to invite any members from this enrichment cycle to join us during the next three cycles in support of our awareness program. If you are able […]

How to Recycle demonstarted by the 2018 Earth Kids Club

We pledge to keep our planet healthy and beautiful by recycling and reducing our waste. Please watch the video below with your class. Everyone in the class should sign the William O. Schaefer Recycling Pledge and put it on the BLUE bin in your classroom. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for the […]

Author Visit: Matt Tavares

Author Visit:  Matt Tavares

Matt Tavares’s newest book titled, Lighter Than Air was selected by the Society of Illustrators to be included in their exhibit of the best children’s books of the year, The Original Art 2018! The exhibit opens on November 8 at the Society of Illustrators in New York City.  It is so exciting that Matt Travares is visiting the second grade students tomorrow, […]

Is this Book Fiction or Nonfiction?

Is this Book Fiction or Nonfiction?

Fiction is not true and non-fiction is true. Non-fiction books are all about the world: people, places and thngs! Fiction is  imaginary stories. Fiction books are are about imaginary people, imaginary events and imaginary places. A fiction book, Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano and a nonfiction book, All About Turkeys by Jim Arnosky will be […]

Earth Kids Club 2018: Week 6, 11/7

Earth is my friend

We are thrilled with this awesome club and it’s members! Our planet Earth is unlike the other planets in our solar system. This mighty Earth we live on is a fragile planet that needs to be tended to with care. We would like to invite any members from last year to join us in support of our […]

Inspired Flip Book

Molly Idle will be visiting the William O. Schaefer kindergarten classes November 14, 2018. As I shared information about this amazing author/illustrator with the students here, I realized Molly Idle lives in the best of both worlds. I also realized her background in animation influenced her “Flora” series and the stunning lift-the-flap illustrations that allow […]

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