Kidsmomo Podcast #16: “Rabbits and Crickets and Owls — Oh My!”

January 26th, 2010 by


A liverwurst-loving cricket. A waddling raccoon. And, of course, a funny bunny (yep, that’s him over on the left).

These are just a few of the creatures we’ve rounded up for our latest podcast, all about unusual animals (in other words, animals other than cats or dogs)!

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  • Sink your teeth into this week’s mystery book (pun intended!)
  • Our Unusual Animals book picks (Hoot and The Cricket in Times Square)
  • It’s a zoo in here — thanks YOUR book recs (The Wind in the Willows and Drake’s Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology)
  • Karen hearts Logan Lerman

And don’t forget: our next topic is books involving time travel! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these time travel books that are so good, you’ll lose track of the time while you read them!

— Nancy and Karen

The Cricket In Times Square by George Selden

December 13th, 2009 by

the-cricket-in-times-squareReviewed by: Noah, Age 9 from Indiana

Kidsmomo Featured Review

Featured in "Baby It's Cold Outside”

Rating: ★★★★★

Chester, a cricket who has came from Conneticut, was probably a legendary music artist at his home. Meeting a mouse and a friendly cat, they must help the poor Belinies. Will he succeed?