Julián Is a Mermaid

by Jessica Love

Julián Is a Mermaid


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Julián notices three women on the subway dressed up in beautiful gowns that end in fishtails and bright, billowing hair. When he gets home, he starts daydreaming about the magic he has seen and wants to dress up in his own fabulous mermaid costume. Julián sets off to create a tail from a butter-yellow curtain and a headdress from a potted fern. What will Julián’s abuela think of the mess he’s made, or the costume he’s created?

  • Ages 7-8

  • Approx. 1 hour to complete

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Giraffes Can’t Dance

by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees

Giraffes Can’t Dance


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Gerald the giraffe just wants to dance, but like all giraffes, he has crooked knees and thin legs. It’s hard for giraffes to dance! Thankfully, Gerald figures out how to dance his own way after hearing some encouragement from an unlikely friend.

  • Ages 4-6

  • Approx. 1 hour to complete

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