Category Archives: Children’s literature

“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Glump and the Peeble Written by: Wendy Meddour Illustrated by: Rebecca Ashdown Published by:  Frances Lincoln Children’s Books July 2016 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: Friendship, being different Opening Lines: The Glump lived alone, In a cave, in … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Tiny Owl on the Ramshackle Farm Written and Illustrated by: Lotte Wotherspoon Published by:  Clay Press, Auckland New Zealand 2016 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: Bravery, Fear, Farm animals Opening Lines: High in the branes of an old macrocarpa, … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Way Home for Wolf Written by:   Rachel Bright Illustrated by: Jim Field Published by:  Orchard Books, The Watts Publishing Group October 2018 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: Friendship, Bravery Opening Lines: As a rainbow of lights flickered soft … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Little Robin Red Vest Written and Illustrated by: Jan Fearnley Published by:  Nosy Crow Ltd UK new edition 2018 Ages:   2 – 5 years Theme: Giving, Compassion, Kindness Opening Lines: Once upon a time, there was a little brown bird. … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Lonely Little Tree Written by : Moya Kirby Illustrated by: Terri Rose Baynton Published by:  Scholastic New Zealand, October 2018 Ages:   2 – 6 years Theme: Christmas, Forestry, Loneliness, Helping one another Opening Lines: Where once grew a forest … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday – SWEET DREAMS SARAH by Vivian Kirkfield

Hi everyone,  while Vivian is now in Geneva I did before she left New Zealand have a chance to talk to her about her book Sweet Dreams Sarah which is due out  April 2nd 2019.  It was originally meant to … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART2

  Wow!   This was a moving heartfelt presentation yesterday by the sweetest and most generous person I know, my dear friend and critique buddy Vivian Kirkfield.   It was a hit and I was also blown away by the positive reception … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

  When You’re Going to the Moon Written by : Sasha Beekman Illustrated by: Vivienne To Published by:  Affirm Press, Melbourne, Australia Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: dreams, reaching for the stars. Courage, joy of adventure Opening Lines: There’s … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

A T-Wit for a T-Woo Written by : Charlie Farley Illustrated by: Layn Marlow Published by:  Orchard Books, April 2018 Ages:   3 – 5 years Theme: friendship, self-belief Opening Lines: There once was an owl who lived in a wood, … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day everyone!   And since I have a lovely writing buddy due to visit me in a months time, all the way from a New England village in the USA,  I thought I would share a tongue-in-cheek story about … Continue reading

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