The Big Mysterious Sea: Preschool Storytime

The sea is vast and mysterious–full of wonderful creatures and magic. This storytime is about exploring the many wonders of the sea.

 

Stories

The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton

Erin is fascinated by the legend of Black Rock. A huge, dark and spiky mass that is said to destroy any boats that come near it! But are the tales really true? One day Erin sneaks on board her mother’s fishing boat to find out…

 

Storm Whale in Winter by Benji Davies

On a snowy island, a little boy waits and watches while his father sails out on one last fishing trip. As the snow becomes a blizzard and then a powerful storm, the little boy must find his father. But when he needs help, who will save him?

 

Ocean Meets Sky by the Fan Brothers

A little boy builds a ship to honor his late grandfather and sets sail for the magical place where ocean meets sky from his grandfather’s stories.

 

Draw & Tell

“Kevin’s Favorite Animal” by Linda Meuse

Source: “Notes from the Story Room

What is Kevin’s favorite animal? Shark!!

 

Film

“Colossal Squid” from DVD Here Comes the Octonauts!

Captain Barnacles tangles with a Colossal Squid who has his hooks in the Octopod.

 

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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