Saturday, October 31, 2009

STICK MAN by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

This time, Small Potato reviews her favorite new holiday book, STICK MAN, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Arthur A. Levine Books). Donaldson and Scheffler are the team that created THE FISH WHO CRIED WOLF. (Tiddler!)

Friday, August 28, 2009

Superfudge by Judy Blume and Bad to the Bone by Lucy A. Nolan

Look! The Potato Patch is expanding! Now you can watch Small and Ida's Potato Pals talk SUPERFUDGE by Judy Blume and BAD TO THE BONE by Lucy A. Nolan.

The Boy Who Went Ape: by Benjamin James Watson and Richard Jesse Watson

How much do we love this book? Let the Talking Potatoes count the ways...


Sunday, July 5, 2009

An Interview with Justina "Chin" Chen

Small and Ida sit down with the talented and delighftul Justina "Chin" Chen, author of THE PATCH, NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH AND A FEW WHITE LIES, GIRL OVERBOARD, and NORTH OF BEAUTIFUL. (Note: You'll find these under Justina Chen Headley in your favorite library or book store.)

She even spilled secrets about her work in progress--a fantasy novel set in the most ethereal place imaginable.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Let's Hear It for the Boys

The Talking Potatoes review A COUPLE OF BOYS HAVE THE BEST WEEK EVER by Marla Frazee and NO, DAVID! by David Shannon.

It must be a boy week at the Tater Farm.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Movie of the Week: The Sound of Music

Who can resist Julie Andrews in "The Sound of Music"? Not the Talking Potatoes, that's for sure.


Friday, June 5, 2009

Watership Down by Richard Adams and Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner

The Talking Potatoes review two favorite books, Watership Down by Richard Adams, and Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner.

Watch till the end for an impromptu rendition of Mahna Mahna (or however that Muppet song is spelled).

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The Secret Life of Walter Kitty and The Two Bobbies

The Talking Potatoes review two wonderful books:

The Secret Life of Walter Kitty, by Barbara Jean Hicks and illustrated by Dan Santat, and Two Bobbies, by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery, illustrated by Jean Cassels.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

In a Blue Room by Jim Averbeck, and Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Welcome to the Talking Potatoes

This is where two tater tots will be reviewing books, movies and TV shows they love.