Category Archives: Children’s literature

“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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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

How Robin Saved Spring Written by: Debbie Ouellet Illustrated by: Nicoetta Ceccoli Published by: Christy Ottaviana Books, Henry Holt and Co, New York USA, 2009 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme:  changing seasons, persistence, Opening Lines: Long ago, in a … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Laundry Day Written and Illustrated by: Maurie J Manning Published by: Clarion Books, Imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co 2012 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme:  diversity, honesty, adventure Opening Lines: “Shoeshine, mister?” “Scuse me. Shoeshine?” “Would you like … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Grub’s Pups Written by: Abi Burlingham Illustrated by: Sarah Warburton Published by: Piccadilly Press, London, 2011 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme:  Family, anxiety, love, patience Opening Lines: This is me. I’m Ruby. This is Grub. A very exciting thing … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The Wishing Stone Written by: Steve Smallman Illustrated by: Rebecca Elliott Published by: QED Publishing (January 7, 2010) Ages:   4 – 6 years Theme:  Friendship, bravery, lonely Opening Lines: Armadillo lived in the swamp. He was lonely and wished that … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Where Is Home, Little Pip? Written by: Karma Wilson Illustrated by: Jane Chapman Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 23 Sept 2008 Ages:   3 – 8 years Theme:  Family, adventure, home. Opening Lines: Pip was hatched in a nest made … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The House that Went to Sea Written by: Melinda Szymanik Illustrated by: Gabriella Klepatski Published by: Duck Creek Press an Imprint of David Ling Publishing Ltd NZ 2011 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme:  Family relationships, boredom, adventure Opening Lines: … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The BICYCLE Produced by: Colin Thompson and 14 well-known illustrators for Save the Children Published by: Harper Collins Publishers Australia Pty Ltd in 2011 Ages:   3 + years Theme:  the symbol of a bicycle, what it can represent in the … Continue reading

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