“Goodnight Bob” is just the right amount of spookiness for your little one on Halloween night. Once your little ghosts and ghouls are tucked into bed, enjoy reading them a goodnight story.
Happy Halloween and happy reading from the Hassetts.
Thursday September 1st, 2016 is the official publication date for “Goodnight Bob”. Happy publication birthday, Bob!
Thank you to Kirkus for kind words about Goodnight Bob:
“A sweetly simple bedtime book with a reassuring message.”
Our fans start reading young. Pictured here is M.J. who is meeting her new literary pal, Ben. Ben will be a steady and lifelong friend to M.J. through the power of reading. Thank you, Ben and thank you M.J.!
As the weather turns cold, summer-loving creatures start hiding themselves away in warm places to take naps. This skunk heard a rumor that Nana Quimby was accepting house guests. Uh-oh, Nana! Watch out for that skunk!
This week Nana Quimby hired a monkey to mow the lawn because it has been too hot for her to be out in the sun doing yard work. And besides, the monkey seems to enjoy the extra spending cash!
A young fan reads “Too Many Frogs” while waiting for his food to arrive at Deb’s Diner in Waldoboro, Maine.
This hippopotamus thinks Nana Quimby’s hat makes a perfect pillow for sitting on. Uh-oh!
Nana Quimby is once again having some animal trouble. We’ll keep you updated with pictures as the situation develops…
“When I reached Ann Hassett, she was at her desk in a small K-8 school in Maine, easing back into the opening of the school year…” To read the rest of this interview, click here!
And in other exciting news, this review of “Come Back Ben” is from School Library Journal:
“PreS-Gr 1–This terrific beginning reader is imaginative, funny, and charming. The text is predictable and accessible, and the cut-paper and ink art matches it perfectly. Children will want to read this one again and again. A must-have for both classrooms and libraries.–Joan Kindig, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VAα(c) Copyright 2013.”