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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Susan Lowell


The Three Little Javelinas Everyone knows the story of the three little pigs, but now you're going to meet the three little javelinas. Living in homes built out of tumbleweeds and saguaro ribs, the first two javelinas are soon running from the hungry coyote, who had hoped to eat them with red chile sauce. And where do they go for shelter? Why, to their wise sister's house, made strong with adobe bricks. This clever and humorous tale is sure to delight children of all ages, especially those familiar with the Southwest. Josefina Javelina: A Hairy Tale Josefina Javelina longs to be a ballerina. So she packs up her concertina and leaves her favorite little cantina to go to Pasadena to visit her cousin Angelina. From the desert to the city, a wild adventure ensues as Josefina puts some dip in her hip and some slide in her glide on her way to the big time-a long, long way from home. But not even Coyote, with his wily tricks, can get this javelina down. A hilarious, hairy tale! The Great Grand Canyon Time Train Take off with Sam and Rosie as they go on a fantastic trip back through time to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. With Major Powell as your guide, the Time Train will slice through the biggest layer cake in the world! Grab your silver ticket and experience the most thrilling train ride imaginable, where you will learn just how granderful the Grand Canyon really is. The Tortoise and the Jackrabbit The Tortoise and the Hare with a southwestern flair. Tortoise, living comfortably in her home on Slow Lane, awakens one morning feeling good and challenges cocky Jackrabbit to a race. Patiently bumping her way through the desert landscape, Tortoise heads for the finish line as Jackrabbit cheerfully skips―and sleeps. Roadrunner, Tarantula, Gila Monster and even a Javelina or three cheer them on. Irresistible fun for the young and old alike. A Very Hairy Christmas The javelinas are back and full of holiday cheer! Inside their cozy home, they bake gingerbread cookies, string lights, and set their boots out for Santa to fill with presents. Meanwhile, someone is devising a plan to ruin their Christmas festivities! Who is coming down the chimney? Will our favorite hairy creatures get away by the hair of their chinny-chin-chins this time? Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella Little Red Cowboy Hat Dusty Locks and the Three Bears I Am Lavina Cumming

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