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Casa De Los Ninos receives a donation from the Douglas Cuddle Company

After a recent trip to market, Kid’s Center won a donation from the Douglas Cuddle Company. Douglas inturn donated $500 worth of infant toys and cloth books to the young families program at Tucson’s Casa De Los Ninos. Many thanks to the Douglas Cuddle Company for making these items available to us and to those in need in our greater Tucson community.  


Written and Illustrated by a Tucson Author!

Dinotrux Dig the Beach

Author and Illustrator: Chris Gall
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780316375535 
Format: Hardcover
Part-dinosaur, part-truck monsters called Dinotrux take a vacation to cool off at the beach, where they have to work together to build a sandcastle and to rescue a friend.

Sea Rex

Author and Illustrator: Molly Idle
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780670785742
Format: Hardcover
Arizona Author/ Illustrator and Honored Caldecott Winner for Flora and the Flamingo.
Glub, Glub, Glub! What could that be down in the sea? Is it a fish? A snail? A mermaid's tail? No, it's bigger than that... a LOT bigger... it's Sea Rex! Join Cordelia and her Cretaceous companions as they spend a memorable day at the beach, as only dinosaurs can do!

Audrey's Tree House

Author: Jenny Hughes
Illustrator: Jonathon Bentley
Publisher: Scholastic Press
ISBN: 9780545813273
Format: Hardcover
Audrey is bigger than she was yesterday. Now she needs a bigger house. So she tells her dad to build her one. At the top of a tree. It is an ideal house. It has a bathtub for snorkeling, a place to drink tea, and somewhere to hide the dirty cups. The house is perfect in every way. Except for one thing...

Chu's Day at the Beach

Author: Neil Gaiman
Illustrator: Adam Rex
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062223999
Format: Hardcover
Chu and his family are going to the beach. Chu is excited. He will get to play in the sand and wade in the water. But what will happen if Chu sneezes at the beach? And what will happen if he doesn't?

Astrotwins- Project BlastOff

Author: Marc Kelly
Illustrator: Martha Freeman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/ Paula Wiseman Books
ISBN: 9781481415453
Format: Hardcover
Kelly, a four-time space shuttle astronaut and the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Mousetronaut, " presents this novel based on his childhood experiences with his twin brother Scott, who also became a NASA astronaut. Includes extensive back matter on the space program with fantastic facts and details. Mark Kelly is a local author.