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Hello My Name Is . . .: How Adorabilis Got His Name | Marisa Polansky
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Inspired by a true event! In the summer of 2015, an adorable new species of octopus was discovered on the ocean floorthis picture book story imagines how this cute creature got his name. Deep down in the water lives an octopus small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. But he doesnt have a name! Anglerfish is named for his hook like an angler, Mimic Octopus for her ability to change shape and color, and Giant Squid is GIANT! But this little guy doesnt have the same abilities as the other creatures. What could his name be? With Marisa Polansky's sweet text and Joey Chou's dynamic illustrations, Hello, My Name Is... imagines how the cutest creature in the sea got his name. The story includes a note from a scientist about the naming process and more information about Adorabilis.
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tpixie
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The inspiration for my handle: My oldest sister while growing up always called me Tinker / Tinker Bell. Since Tinker Bell is a pixie, I combined T for Teri/Tinker & pixie! tpixie! 🧚‍♀️ 🧚‍♂️

CouronneDhiver Cute! 11mo
tpixie @CouronneDhiver thanks!! 11mo
Lcsmcat Ever has such good stories connected to their handles! 11mo
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Lmstraubie Very cute! 11mo
tpixie @Lcsmcat it is fun reading about all of them! @Lmstraubie Thanks!! Kind of a funny name for a now 58 yo! But it has just stuck!! 11mo
AnansiGirl That‘s a lovely story behind your Litsy handle 🧚🏻‍♂️ 11mo
tpixie @AnansiGirl thanks! She was the best big sister!! 11mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz 👋Teri! Nice to meet you! 11mo
tpixie @Jee_HookedOnBookz hi!!!! Welcome! 11mo
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AsYouWish
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Hi everyone! My handle comes from the best movie ever made The Princess Bride. It has been my favorite movie since the first viewing and will always hold a special place in my heart.

Kaye That‘s a book I have yet to read ! Shame on me. 11mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Hello Elizabeth! 👋I'm Jee! Nice to meet you here! I'll post mine up soon 🙂 11mo
Suelizbeth The best movie ever made! I cry at the end, every single time. 11mo
AnansiGirl I ❤️ The Princess Bride! It never gets boring quoting lines from that movie. 11mo
tpixie ♥️♥️♥️ 11mo
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Flaneurette
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I went thru a phase of reading all about fin-de-siecle Paris in my twenties and the idea of the idle wanderer about town always appealed to me. I know I should be a flaneuse but my real name is Annette so I modified it a bit

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tpixie https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780374156046 here‘s a book about that! 11mo
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AnansiGirl
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Hello littens,

The inspiration for my handle is from Neil Gaiman‘s Anansi Boys. When I signed up on litsy it took almost two weeks to come up with something not already taken. I reached my limit of patience with the constant notification of “username not available” when I took my chance with changing the gender from a book title I was reading three years ago.

#whatsyourhandle @kaye

tpixie That turned out great!! 11mo
AnansiGirl @tpixie it was a last ditch effort of inspiration and voila I had a litsy username 😅 (edited) 11mo
tpixie @AnansiGirl whew! And a great one. I think it was a name of a perfume too! 11mo
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tpixie Well if you spelled it totally differently! 🤣🤪 https://www.fragrancenet.com/perfume/cacharel/anais-anais-loriginal/edt 11mo
Reveurs Reveurs comes from The Night Circus kinda, its sort of French for dreamer 10mo
AnansiGirl @Reveurs good choice on your name. Night Circus is a phenomenal book. 10mo
Reveurs Night Circus is my favourite book ever! 10mo
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