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Winding Oak's Bookology Magazine

Quirky Book Lists

Museum ABC

A Trip to the Art Museum

by Vicki Palmquist   Arlo’s Artrageous Adventure! David LaRochelle Sterling Children’s Books, 2013 When Arlo’s grandmother drags him to the art museum, he can’t imagine how he’ll be interested. Something odd catches his eye and he soon realizes the paintings have things to say that surprise and delight him—and the reader. Fun and quirky, with […]

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Quirky Book Lists: Go Fly a Kite!

by The Bookologist Curious George Flies a Kite H.A. Rey HMH Books for Young Readers, 1977 (reissue of 1958 edition)Ages 5-8 First George is curious about some bunnies, then about fishing, and then about his friend Billy’s kite. All’s well that ends well. Ages 5-8.   Days with Frog and Toad Arnold Lobel 1979 HarperCollinsAges […]

Wiener Wolf

Books Starring Dachshunds

by Vicki Palmquist   The Hallo-Wiener Dav Pilkey Scholastic, 1999 Oscar, the dachshund, wants to wear a scary costume for Halloween but his mother has other ideas. She sews him a hot-dog bun with mustard and he must wear it so he doesn’t hurt her feelings. It’s hard to navigate and his friends get to […]