January 19th, 2010 by Kidsmomo
A revolutionary rodent, a smart supercomputer, a master magician, and an accomplished artist who was also an ingenious inventor. Meet them all in our latest podcast, all about biographies and fiction about real-life famous figures. Hey, Lady Gaga may be the expert at acting like the paparazzi, but that doesn’t mean you can’t rub elbows with some of the biggest celebs in history!
- Behind every great man, there’s… an animal? This week’s mystery book tells all…
- Books about an escape artist and an artist artist (A Spotlight for Harry and Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius Who Defined the Renaissance)
- Kid-submitted book recs (Stolen Children, Warriors: Into the Woods, and The Worlds Most Exotic Cars)
Download the MP3 (15.9 MB)
And don’t forget: our next topic is books about animals other than cats and dogs! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these books about unusual animals — from pigs to raccoons to crickets to monkeys. (Yes, monkeys! Any book about monkeys is a good book, don’t you think?)
— Nancy and Karen