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Lola at the Library
Lola at the Library
By author: Anna McQuinn   Illustrated by: Rosalind Beardshaw
Product Code: 
91134
ISBN: 
978-1-58089-113-4
Binding Information: Hardback 
Ages: 
2  - 5
Grade Highest: 
K
Grade Lowest: 
Pre-K
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Lola has a big smile on her face. Why? Because it's Tuesday -- and on Tuesdays, Lola and her mommy go to the library. Join Lola in this cozy celebration of books and the people who love them.



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Lola at the Library was originally published in Great Britain and there it is called Lulu at the Library. Author Anna McQuinn is a librarian in England. She asked a few of her patrons to read Lulu at the Library in their native tongues. Here are a few readings that you can share with your children or students:

English
Spanish
Polish
Portuguese



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    Binding Information: Paperback 
    ISBN: 978-1-58089-142-4
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    Reviews
      Kirkus Reviews - June 15, 2006
    It's Tuesday: library day and Lola's favorite time of the weekly routine. At the library, Lola can visit "a special section... just for children," listen to stories, sing songs and select a new batch of books to borrow. While her mommy is not quite out of bed yet, Lola is ready to go with her own library card and backpack filled with books to return. This eager, happy toddler gives readers a complete tour of a conventional weekly visit to the library that includes, on the walk home, a snack of cappuccino for her mommy and juice for Lola. Beardshaw's vividly colored acrylic paintings of a mother and child's morning outing in their racially mixed neighborhood complements the classic library sconces charged with a child's vibrant enthusiasm. The simple, significant message will ring true with every librarian, teacher, caregiver and parent as the day concludes with Lola's nightly bedtime story. Everyone should begin and end the day with a good book.
      School Library Journal - July 1, 2006
    Lola loves Tuesdays because that is the day she and her mother go to the library. Everything about the trip is an exciting adventure -- from packing her backpack with books and her all-important library card, to storytimes and singing, to choosing new books and the walk home, when they always stop for a special treat. But the best time of all is when Mommy reads her story at bedtime. Simple text and large, bright acrylic illustrations of this engaging African-American child makes this selection just right for sharing. Perfect for instilling a love of libraries and books in the youngest patrons, it's a winner.
      Teaching Tolerance - February 1, 2008
    [F]or anyone who simply thrills at the thought of a building full of books. Join Lola and her mom as they travel to the local library where Lola gets to choose any books she wants.
      Trying to Stay Calm - September 28, 2009
    Lola at the Library was originally published in Great Britain and there it is called Lulu at the Library. Author Anna McQuinn is a librarian in England. She asked a few of her patrons to read Lulu at the Library in their native tongues.

    I love this really cute little hardcover book and think you will too!
      Book Links - March 1, 2010
    Lola and her mom visit the public library every Tuesday. McQuinn's story and illustrations capture how much Lola loves the library, as the young girl returns books, participates in storytime, and chooses new books to check out.