Saturday, April 4, 2015

Dakota County Library hosting award-winning children's book creators

Join us this April for a whole month of programs highlighting the book Moo! by Minnesota Book Award-winning author David LaRochelle and acclaimed illustrator Mike Wohnoutka. Moo! is the hilarious and exciting story of a cow who takes the farmer's car for a ride. This April, hear the story of Moo!, meet the author and illustrator, and enjoy an entertaining puppet show, storytelling, dancing, drawing and other activities related to this statewide Once Upon a Reader celebration of one book.
Events include:
Moo! Storytime
Come for some great stories and songs about milk and cookies, including David LaRochelle's book Moo! For ages 2–6.
  • 10:30–11:15 a.m. Friday, April 3, at Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan
·         10:15–10:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley
·         11–11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley
·         6:30–7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley
·         10:30–11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Pleasant Hill Library, 1490 S. Frontage Road, Hastings
·         10:30–11:15 a.m. Thursday, April 30, at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount
Moo! Traveling Trunk Show
Join author David LaRochelle, illustrator Mike Wohnoutka, and Cow — the star of their book Moo! — for a one-of-a-kind show! After interviewing Cow about her travels, David and Mike will share a puppet show retelling of Moo!, get everyone dancing with some original music, and follow up with a group storytelling and drawing activity. Don't miss out on thismoo-velous opportunity for fun. For ages 2–8.
·         10:30–11:15 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at Burnhaven Library, 1101 W. County Road 42, Burnsville
·         1:30–2:15 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave., Inver Grove Heights
Moo-velous Readers
Join us for games, activities and crafts that celebrate Moo! by local author David LaRochelle. For ages 0–6.
·         10:30–11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N., South St. Paul
For more information, visit and search Moo.

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