Category Archives: Children’s literature

“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

KITE DAY – A Bear and Mole Story Written and Illustrated by:   Will Hillenbrand Published by: Holiday House New York 2012 Ages:   3 – 6 Theme: friendship, teamwork, possibilities, fun Opening Lines: Bear looked at the sky. Could it be? … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Oops! I’m late, I’m late. But I do have a lovely picture book to share as we countdown to Christmas Day. Christmas for a Kitten Written by: Robin Pulver Illustrated by: Layne Johnson Published by: Albert Whitman & Co USA … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

We’re in the wrong book! Written and Illustrated by: Richard Byrne Published by: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (September 29, 2015 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: interactive, friendship, adventure, belonging. Opening Lines: Bella and Ben were jumping down the … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

LEMUR DREAMER Written and Illustrated by: Courtney Dicmas Published by: Templar Publishing, UK in 2015 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: fun, friendship, dreamers Opening Lines: The residents of 32 Pebbly Lane led mostly unextraordinary lives. All except one, that … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Adelaide’s Secret World Written and Illustrated by:   Elise Hurst Ages : 4 – 8 years Publisher: Allen and Unwin November 2015 Theme: Courage, change, and finding ones soul mate. Opening Lines: Adelaide lived in a little old shop behind a … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Mogie   The heart of the house Written by: Kathi Appelt Illustrated by: Marc Rosenthal Published by: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Imprint of Simon & Schuster 2014 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: Caring, Bonding, sickness, healing Opening Lines: Right … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Poppy’s Best Paper Written by: Susan Eaddy Illustrated by: Rosalinde Bonnet Ages : 5 – 8 years Publisher: Charlesbridge, MA Theme: procrastination, frustration, being the best, ambition Opening Lines: Poppy loved books. “I might be a writer when I grow … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Tiny Pie Written by: Mark Bailey and Michael Oatman Illustrated by: Edward Hemingway Published by: Running Press Kids Imprint of Running Press Book Publ. May 2013 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: there is something for everyone, you can do … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

SNOW Written and Illustrated by: Sam Usher Published by: Templar Publishing 2014 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: Patience, eagerness, prepared Opening Lines: When I woke up this morning it was snowing! I couldn’t wait to go to the park. … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Room on the Broom Written by: Julia Donaldson Illustrated by: Axel Scheffler Published by: Dail Books for Young Readers, Divison of Penguin Young Readers NYC, USA 2001 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: Friendship, Adventure, Opening Lines: The witch had … Continue reading

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