What’s on The Seven-Year-Old’s mind this week?

Our semi-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Seven-Year-Old’s desk.

In the news:

Did this man catch a giant catfish or the spawn of Cthulhu?
(Huffington Post)
The Seven-Year-Old’s grandpa got her hooked on the TV show River Monsters, so naturally she was fascinated to read all about this giant 280-pound catfish on the Huffington Post. I just wish the not-safe-for-kids quality of the sidebar articles on Huffington Post didn’t mean I had to stand over her shoulder while she did it.

Baby woolly rhino discovered in Siberia is first ever found
(Huffington Post)
Before I could pry her away from the quagmire of sensationalist reporting that is the Huffington Post’s science section, The Seven-Year-Old clicked on an article about the discovery of a remarkably well-preserved woolly rhino in Siberia.

SashaWoollyRhinoTired of hovering over her shoulder, I quickly diverted her to the National Geographic Kids site.

A sampling of this week’s books:

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