Category Archives: Perfect Picture Book Review

“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Perfect Picture Book Friday’s is back, Yay!   So let’s start with a dreamy bedtime story for those cooler nights… The Wishing Boat Written by: Amanda Tarlau Illustrated by: Chris Saunders Published by:  Gosford, NSW : Scholastic Australia 2017 Ages:   3 … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The Second Sky Written by: Patrick Guest Illustrated by: Jonathan Bentley Published by: Little Hare Books   2017 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: dreams, limitations, discovering oneself. Opening Lines: Gilbert peeked out from his egg and saw the sky for … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

MY OLD PAL, OSCAR Written by: Amy Hest Illustrated by: Amy Bates Published by: Abrams Books for young readers, New York 2016 Ages:   4 – 7 Years Theme: Friendship, Loss, Grief, New beginnings Opening Lines: Hello, you. Who are you? … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

My Picture Book review today is in respect of Mothers’ Day this Sunday.  What are you doing for Mothers’ Day? LOVE IS Written by: Diane Adams Illustrated by: Claire Keane Published by: Chronicle Books LLC 2017 Ages:   3 – 6 … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Little Blue Chair Written by: Cary Fagan Illustrated by: Madeline Kloepper Published by: Tundra Books, division of Random House. Jan 2017 Ages:   3 – 7 Years Theme: repurposing, travel, uses. Opening Lines: Boo had a favorite chair. It was little. … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

PUPPY LOVE The Story of Esme and Sam Written by: Gillian Shields Illustrated by: Elizabeth Harbour Published by: Simon & Schuster Books New York USA 2009 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: love, opposites, friendship Opening Lines: This is the … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Each Kindness Written: Jacqueline Woodson Illustrated by: E. B. Lewis Published by: Nancy Paulsen Books, 7th Print edition of Penguin Group 2 October 2012 Ages:   4 to 8 years. Theme: Friendship, opportunity lost. Opening Lines: That winter, snow fell on … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The Snow Lion Written: Jim Helmore Illustrated by: Richard Jones Published by: Simon & Schuster, London, Uk. September 2017 Ages:   2 years and over. Theme: Friendship, courage. Opening Lines: Caro and her mum went to live in a new house … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

I’ve missed a few weeks of PPBF due to visitors and life getting in the way, but I’m glad to be back and sharing this wonderful find…. PERFECTLY NORMAN Written and illustrated by: Tom Percival Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

FARMER JOHN’S TRACTOR Written by: Sally Sutton Illustrated by: Robyn Belton Published by: Walker Books Australia 2012 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: patience, determination, trusty Opening Lines: Farmer John’s tractor lies locked in the shed. Rusty yet trusty and … Continue reading

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