Ah, the Ottumwa Public Library, a library filled with beautiful butterflies!

2008 Reading Road Trip!

And spectacular superheroes!

2008 Reading Road Trip!

I was having a great time entertaining the kids and dinosaurs in Ottumwa when…

2008 Reading Road Trip!

The bookworm hand puppet stole the show!

2008 Reading Road Trip!

When I headed to Centerville, the water bottles we handed out were very popular!

2008 Reading Road Trip!

The giant bugs I brought were very popular, too!

2008 Reading Road Trip!

But once again, the bookworm stole the show - and stole a few kisses!

2008 Reading Road Trip!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day:
Ball bearings can be your friends, but if you dump a truckload
of them onto a roller skating rink, they can be your worst enemies!