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Storytime with WOIO’s Jamie Sullivan. Stories about a Dirty Pigeon, Giraffe Brothers, Quitting Crayons, Wonky Donkies, and the Search for Mom!

The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems

We’re reading ‘The Pigeon Needs a Bath!’ from the Cleveland Public Library on Story Time with Jamie Sullivan.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Monday, April 27, 2020

About The Pigeon Needs a Bath

The Pigeon really needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon’s not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It’s going to take some serious convincing to try and get the Pigeon to take the plunge.


Just like my Brother by Gianna Marino

Here’s a great book for siblings, ‘Just like my Brother,’ on Story Time with Jamie Sullivan.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

About Just like my Brother

Continuing her picture book stories about family relationships, Gianna Marino introduces Little Giraffe, who adores her big brother. Set in a stunning African landscape, the story begins with a game of hide-and-seek as Little Giraffe looks for her big brother, who’s just out of her sight, but always safely nearby. As she asks the many animals she encounters on her search if they’ve seen him, it’s evident how much she admires him. He’s taller and faster and braver than her, she tells them. But as the search continues, the other animals insist that Little Giraffe is tall, and fast, and brave, too . . . and best of all, she has a wonderful older brother who looks out for her!


The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Here’s a fun, unique book on today’s Story Time with Jamie Sullivan (Provided by the Cleveland Public Library)

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

About The Day the Crayons Quit

The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.

Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking–each believes he is the true color of the sun.

What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

Kids will be imagining their own humorous conversations with crayons and coloring a blue streak after sharing laughs with Drew Daywalt and New York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers. This story is perfect as a back-to-school gift, for all budding artists, for fans of humorous books such as Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith, and for fans of Oliver Jeffers’ Stuck, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Lost and Found, and This Moose Belongs to Me.


The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith

Read-aloud to the laughter-filled tale, ‘The Wonky Donkey,’ on Story Time with Jamie Sullivan

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Thursday, April 30, 2020

About Will Ladybug Hug?

Illustrations and lyrical text describe a bird’s adventure walking down the road and meeting an odd donkey with three legs and one eye.


Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Here’s a classic on Story Time with Jamie Sullivan: ‘Are You My Mother?’

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Friday, May 1, 2020

About Are You My Mother?

The easy-to-read, must-have classic about a baby bird in search of his mother!

A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Board Book adapation of P.D. Eastman’s classic story, perfect for babies and toddlers.

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