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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballarini

Calvert Library's Book Bites for Kids

Enjoy our presentation of A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting, written by Joe Ballarini and published by Katherine Tegen Books. When middle schooler Kelly Ferguson's Halloween plans switch from party-going to babysitting, she thinks the scariest part of her night will be the death of her social life. But then Baby Jacob gets kidnapped by the Boogeyman's minions and Kelly learns there's a whole lot more to childcare than free snacks and Netflix.This is the first book in the Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting series, and is now a Netflix original movie!A Babysitter’s Guide... is recommended for ages 8+. Please visit Common Sense Media for more information and reviews. https://bit.ly/ABabysittersGuide_ReviewThis title is available as an eBook and Audiobook on Hoopla. Hoopla eBook - https://bit.ly/ABabysittersGuide_HooplaeBookHoopla Audiobook - https://bit.ly/ABabysittersGuide_HooplaAudioPlease visit www.calvertlibrary.info for more information.Music: Dub the Uke (excerpt) by Kara Square (c) copyright 2016. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/mindmapthat/53340

15mins

18 Nov 2020

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The Polo Shirt Prostitute (ft. Joe Ballarini) - 158 - Side B

The Give Me Five Podcast: An Uncultured Look at Pop Culture and Nostalgia

We are joined by Mr. Joe Ballarini on this very special episode of the Give Me Five podcast! Joe is an author, director and screenwriter who has brought you Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting and the My Little Pony: The Movie. Most importantly, Joe is our friend and an awesome guy.  This week, Joe reviews The Gate (1987) with the guys, Greg describes his run in with the law and Joe tells us how he became hated on Halloween in his old neighborhood.  Stick around for the question of the week... Top 5 least intimidating movie monsters! The Give Me Five Podcast is on Patreon. For just $5 you could join the fun in our patron only chat, and get early warning of our movie of the week and our top 5 list. There are other benefits too, so check it out here:  https://www.patreon.com/Givemefivepodcast Remember if you use our link (https://amzn.to/2KxR8OU) we get a little bit of money towards server costs at no extra cost to you. So go ahead and buy that Nicholas Cage Mermaid Pillow you definitely need.  Check out our website at givemefivepodcast.com We have a store! Check out our shirts, mugs, bags and phone cases here: Buy cool crap! We record using Squadcast. Squadcast is an easy to use, stable recording environment that allows you, your cohosts and any guests the ability to record out of the comfort of your own home. Just click the link and start talking with absolutely no lag. You can try it out using our link and it will help us out immensely. https://squadcast.fm/?ref=givemefive And you can always reach us at givemefivepodcast@gmail.com or at our Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/givemefivepodcast/ Opening Theme Opening theme: GLOW by DJ Ten (feat LeBrock and ULTRABOSS )

1hr 48mins

16 Nov 2020

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"A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting" by Joe Ballarini, Read by Mary

Chapter One with HPL

When middle schooler Kelly's plans are coopted by babysitting duty, she thinks Halloween is going to be a bust. But the frights are real when Baby Jacob is kidnapped by the Boogieman! Who know monster fighting was part of babysitting? This title is intended for tweens and is suitable for most audiences. Recording made with permission of Katherine Tegan Books, an imprint of HarperCollins. Click here to see this title in the Houston Public Library catalog.

8mins

20 Oct 2020

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Children Chatting with Author Joe Ballarini

Los Angeles Public Library's Children Chatting

Join the Studio City Podcast People as they interview Joe Ballarini about his book, A Babysitters Guide to Monster Hunting and about being an author.

10mins

13 Sep 2019

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A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballarini | Book Circle Online

Book Circle Online: Books

Chae Jones  talks with Joe Ballarini about his book, A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting. Joe Ballarini is an American film director, screenwriter and author. He graduated from the USC School of Cinematic ArtsTelevision Director’s Program with a degree in film production in 1999. A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting The Last Kids on Earth meets Goosebumps in this hilarious new series about a secret society of babysitters who protect kids from the monsters that really do live under their beds! When middle schooler Kelly Ferguson’s Halloween plans switch from party-going to babysitting, she thinks the scariest part of her night will be the death of her social life. But then Baby Jacob gets kidnapped by the Boogeyman’s minions and Kelly learns there’s a whole lot more to childcare than free snacks and Netflix. Like chasing shadow monsters, drop-kicking Toadies, and mastering monster-fighting moves like the Naptime Headlock and Playground Punch. Now, with the help of an ancient handbook and a secret society of butt-kicking babysitters, Kelly sets out to destroy the Boogeyman before he brings Jacob’s nightmares to life. But when the monsters’ trail leads to her school’s big Halloween bash, Kelly will have to prove she can save the world—without totally embarrassing herself in front of her friends. Packed with black-and-white illustrations and insider secrets from the world of monster hunting, A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting is full of tricks, treats, and terrifying twists! The post A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballarini | Book Circle Online appeared first on Book Circle Online.

42mins

12 Oct 2017

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A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballarini | Book Circle Online

Author Interviews - AfterBuzz Books

Chae Jones  talks with Joe Ballarini about his book, A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting.Joe Ballarini is an American film director, screenwriter and author. He graduated from the USC School of Cinematic ArtsTelevision Director's Program with a degree in film production in 1999. A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting The Last Kids on Earth meets Goosebumps in this hilarious new series about a secret society of babysitters who protect kids from the monsters that really do live under their beds! When middle schooler Kelly Ferguson’s Halloween plans switch from party-going to babysitting, she thinks the scariest part of her night will be [...]

12 Oct 2017

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Daddy's Home | Joe Ballarini, Writer, Director, Funny Dad

Atomic Moms

Funny work-from-home dads and best friends Joe Ballarini and Adam Sztykiel (my husband) riff on how fatherhood has changed them, how much us moms scare them, and how they’d man-handle the apocalypse (God help us all!). We share Sabrina’s latest antics (!!!), the dads’ opposing views on “maternal gatekeeping”, marriage after kids, Joe's epic Dad-urdays with his adorable, half British baby Theo, and what they hope to remember most about these intense early years of parenting.We also talk about the inception of Joe's brand new middle grade novel series, A BABYSITTER’S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING (published by fancy pants Harper Collins), the first of which will be released this June. Expect to see it in theaters as well, as Montecito Picture Company and Walden Films are producing Ballarini's film adaptation. I’m so proud to report that it has fantastically written, funny, and super empowered female leads (#girlpower!), and I cannot wait for Sabrina to be old enough to read it.Mom Question of the Week: Would you feel comfortable leaving your child sleeping in a hotel room if you stayed on the premises and had a monitor? Share on instagram (@atomicmoms) and our “Atomic Moms” Facebook page. Subscribe on iTunes.com/AtomicMoms! It really helps out our free, self-produced, iTunes top-ranked show.Subscribe on iTunes.com/AtomicMoms! It really helps our free, self-produced show! Show notes and guest bio: AtomicMoms.comxo EllieCheck out momsneedsleep.com/AtomicMoms for more on the Reverie power bed!

49mins

23 May 2017