What’s so amusing?

2 Mar

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Seven Little Tigers

Seven little tigers jumping on the bed, one fell off and lost her head.

I know. I know. I’ve lost my head.

That rhyme has been running through my mind since my shipment of flash drives for the Read an E-Book Week great pocket library giveaway arrived. I hear these little girl, sing-song voices in my head and it makes me smile. If I were young enough to jump on the bed without damage to the ceiling, the bed, or me, I’d be there. I’m so excited about next week.

I know this is Carry-on Tuesday and encouraging each other is what we do, but I’m so thrilled to be promoting Read an E-Book week and the release of The Tiger’s Tale that I’m sharing the love with whomever wanders by. If you’re in the comments of this post you’ll be entered to win a pocket library. Despite the cute package and the nursery rhyme, this isn’t a children’s library.

More details here.

The prompt for this week’s Carry on Tuesday:

This week our prompt is the opening of Elizabeth Peter’s 1999 book The Falcon at the Portals
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What is it you find so amusing, dear?

See what other participants wrote here.

E-Book Evolution & E-Book Week Contest « Nara Malone

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5 Responses to “What’s so amusing?”

  1. swapna March 2, 2010 at 10:58 pm #

    That was real cute, the rhyme talked the picture so well 🙂

  2. Stan Ski March 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm #

    Cute little tigers.

  3. David March 3, 2010 at 11:40 pm #

    Seven little tigers jumping on the bed, one fell off and lost her head.
    Six little tigers, running a race, one dropped out because of the pace.
    Five little tigers, vying for the swing, one slipped off ‘cause he couldn’t cling.
    Four little tigers rocking in the chair, one bounced out and landed on her hair.
    Three little tigers playing tug of war, one let go and landed on the floor.
    Two little tigers climbing the tree, one fell out and skinned his knee.
    One little tiger sitting by the brook, just quietly reading her e-book.

  4. rob kistner March 4, 2010 at 5:30 am #

    Some rad little rigers, rhey were So Amusing

  5. Nara March 4, 2010 at 9:42 am #

    Now that rhyme of yours is amusing, David. Thanks for sharing.

    And thanks to the rest of you for dropping in.

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