Mercy! Mercy Watson’s website has something for everyone…including stacks of buttered toast

July 27, 2010 at 8:36 am 1 comment

Mercy Watson, http://www.mercywatson.com/#home, accessed July 27, 2010.

Kate DiCamillo’s unusual porcine heroine has quite a presence on the Web, thanks to Candlewick Press.  Children can explore Mercy’s neighborhood and play games.  Parents and teachers can find resources like word search puzzles and a letter of introduction by DiCamillo from their tab.  Navigation is a breeze thanks to an ever-present menu across the bottom of the page.  A large, clickable image of Mercy will always take surfers back to the “Welcome to Deckawoo Drive” page.

Children will enjoy the games.  Educators (parents and/or teachers) will use the resources available to them.  This site definitely needs to be included on a children’s library links page, a pathfinder of educational games for children, and resources for educators and families.

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Website Intended for Children. Tags: , , , .

I wanna be The Beef Princess of Practical County DC Super Heroes unite! Matthew Reinhart strikes again

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. you can...  |  December 7, 2011 at 4:51 am

    I couldn’t agree with you more…

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


a librarian's library of plans & resources for storytimes, programs & readers' advisory
Disclaimers: Per the FTC regulations, please note that sometimes books are received for review for free by publishers or authors. All books (ARCs, galleys, library or purchased) will be reviewed fairly; no special consideration is given to anything reviewed on this blog. In addition, I make every attempt to avoid spoilers. Sometimes they happen inadvertently or because they are important to defend a review; not all spoilers have been removed or fixed. This disclaimer is a general statement included as a warning to readers.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Archives

RSS Sesame Street Podcasts

  • Meet Julia
  • Happy Valentine's Day
  • Grover Can Do it
  • Let's Dance
  • Furry Friends Forever

%d bloggers like this: