to explore more about a podcast episode – authors, books, links, and belligojinks, click on the stuff below. each episode will be connected to ways you can explore more. all book references will be linked to WorldCat, an online library catalog where you find books at a library near you.
Rube Goldberg’s Website – Great information about machine contests and more!
Mental Floss Article, with great list of little known Rube Goldberg facts
From the Roald Dahl website – The B.F.G.
Online copy of Rootabaga Stories at Archive.org
Carl Sandburg Stops Making Sense at the Poetry Foundation
Rootabaga Stories read aloud at Librivox.com
Edward Lear Limericks @ NonsenseLit.org
Over the River & Through the Wood: A Holiday Adventure, by Linda Ashman
I Saw Esau – The Schoolchild’s Pocket Book edited by Iona & Peter Opie illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Peter Piper’s Practical Principals of Plain and Perfect Pronounciation by John Harris, first published in London in 1813, and in the U.S. in 1836. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org
Stories 1,2,3,4 by Eugene Ionesco
Great interview with Ionesco in The Paris Review.
Wonderful interview with Etienne Delessert
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, Illustrated by Graeme Base
Scary Stories, More Scary Stories and Scary Stories 3 by Alvin Schwartz
R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps Series – Check out Creepy Creatures for a good scary start!
Explore more about Dennis Lee
Explore more about Frank Newfeld
be sure to watch the video of nina & aurora singing Moose, Alpaca so you can learn the hand movements too!
The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, by Iona and Peter Opie (editors)
Vaughn Williams Memorial Library – Roud #13191 Collection of English folk songs and dances categorized by Steve Roud using the Roud Index. The index is used to help with version comparison over time.
His Shoes Were Far Too Tight, Masterminded by Daniel Pinkwater, illustrated by Calef Brown.