BY SUSAN REAGAN
“Tweet Hearts” features two little lovebirds and 10 little hearts. Preschoolers and their parents will love counting all the hearts from 10 to one while reading along with the rhyming text.
Topped off with a pop-up at the end, this book is the perfect gift to give to your little ones.
‘DUCK & GOOSE:
GOOSE NEEDS A HUG’
BY TAD HILLS
Duck & Goose are back in this sturdy board book, perfect for preschoolers. And this time, New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
What does Goose need more than anything this Valentine’s Day? A hug from a good friend.
This is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, as well as any other day with its classic tale of friendship.
Featuring well-loved characters, a low price and its small size, this book is an ideal gift to celebrate love and friendship.
‘WHO NEEDS LOVE?’
BY ELISE PRIMAVERA
Scarlett Starlett and Simon Greensnout were best friends: they were also alligators who lived in a town menaced by a rotten-to-the-core witch. She hated anything sweet and nice and had no use for love.
Scarlett longed to be a singer and Simon yearned to travel the world.
One day, they stumbled upon a silver dollar that the witch had lost. In exchange for its return to her, the witch granted one wish.
But be careful what you wish for, because this wish came with an evil spell attached….
‘RECON TEAM ANGEL:
BY BRIAN FALKNER
It’s 2030, and humanity is losing the war against alien invaders.
A team of six has been chosen to infiltrate the enemy’s headquarters in the heart of the Australian Outback.
The six teens have been modified to look like aliens. They have spent years mastering alien culture so that they can talk, act — even think — like their enemies.
But from the start, the recon mission goes terribly wrong. It’s only when they are close to discovering the shocking truth of the aliens’ plans that the team is forced to question who among them is a traitor.
Ages 12 and up.
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Tweet Hearts” and/or “Duck & Goose: Goose Needs a Hug“ and/or “Who Needs Love?” Deadline is 10 a.m. Feb. 11. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
- Arts & Entertainment
Armstrong foundation extends biblical-based exhibit to Oct.
Armstrong International Cultural Foundation recently announced the extension of its popular free archaeology exhibit, “Seals of Jeremiah’s Captors Discovered” through October at Armstrong Auditorium.
Independent film festival planned for August
For the first time, an independent film festival will open in Enid. This summer, local organizers have plans for the Films Like Yours, or FLY Film Festival.
VIDEO: New 'Dancing With the Stars' cast unveiled
The highly anticipated cast of the new season of ABC's hit reality show was revealed Tuesday on "Good Morning America."
Mitchell returns to Armstrong Auditorium
Tony Award winning Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell returns to the Armstrong Auditorium on Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. with select songs from his new album “Simply Broadway.”
UCO features voices in production of musical ‘side show’
The University of Central Oklahoma Musical Theatre Division will present the Tony Award-nominated musical “Side Show” at 7:30 p.m. March 6-8 and 2 p.m. March 9 in Mitchell Hall Theater, located on campus.
University of Central Oklahoma to host internationally-renowned composer
The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will feature internationally-recognized composer David Maslanka as its guest artist in a series of workshops and performances March 10-13.
3-4 Good Reads
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “The Velveteen Rabbit” and/or “Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket” and/or “Dog Diaries: Togo.” Deadline is 10 a.m. March 10. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
SLIDESHOW: ‘West Side Story’ cast fine tunes production
Cast members of Edmond North’s production of “West Side Story” rehearsed Monday afternoon as opening night approached.
VIDEO: Best moments from the 2014 Oscars
We've got the best moments from The Oscars 2014 including Jennifer Lawrence's falls and Brad Pitt photobombing Ellen.
Local students asked to participate in Youth Art Sale
The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is now accepting applications for the 48th Annual Festival of the Art Youth Art Sale. Young artists ages 8-18 and live in Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie or Seminole counties are eligible to apply. The Youth Art Show is a juried show that will feature original artwork from about 30 students on from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 at Festival of the Arts.
- More Arts & Entertainment Headlines
- Armstrong foundation extends biblical-based exhibit to Oct.