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I will Not Milk Nanny Goat

BUMMER and The Nanny Goat Event

On July 15, 2021 McCall Public Library invited Jylene Morgan back to read her newest book BUMMER and the Nanny Goat. And let me tell you we had so much fun.

McCall Public Library

Summer Reading Program

The Staff at the McCall Public Library create some great children programs

They combine Read Aloud Story Time with arts and crafts, games and always something else special. When the staff found out about Jylene’s newest book, BUMMER and the Nanny Goat. Casey Bruck, Programming Librarian reached out to his friend Michele Cretser and her partner from Bird Feather Ranch up above Riggins, see if she would bring some Nanny Goats for the kids to experience.

Read Aloud Session

Outside on the side yard of the Library, children and adults gathered on towels and rugs as Lifelong Educator Jylene Morgan reads her newest book BUMMER and the Nanny Goat.

Arts, Crafts and Food Tasting

To build background knowledge the staff created a great experience. After reading BUMMER and the Nanny Goat, the children got to wear BUMMER our Pet Bighorn Sheep horns, play with the wool and color pictures of Nanny Goats. And they got to taste the meat of the goat as well

Hands on Experiences with

The Nanny Goats

Petting of the mother Nanny Goat and holding her kid was fun. Bre Anderson Children’s Librarian enjoying time with the kids & showcasing BUMMER Our Pet Bighorn Sheep Horns, while others play with the go. They even got to watch Nanny Goat milk her baby.

But the Main Event was actually Milking the Nanny Goat.

“Mom turned to Dad and said ‘I will not Milk that Goat’

This is a quote from the book BUMMER and the Nanny Goat. Jylene was actually writing about herself.

Did she finally milk the Nanny Goat in the story?

Well, let me tell you so many years later and with the right tools she DID MILK THE NANNY GOAT!!

Notes about me:

Jylene Morgan is a retired educator. She is passionate about the importance of reading aloud to children from top quality children’s books. Writing about her life experiences she captivates her audience by telling the tales of her family’s adventures. The first several books are written about funny exchanges that occur when human and wild animal’s lives come together.

To read more about me, my passion for reading aloud to children and my books go to Make sure you join our mailing list so you receive Jylene's "Most Treasured Books List". Books by Jylene Morgan

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