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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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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

A Letter to my Teacher Written by: Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by: Nancy Carpenter Published by: Schwartz and Wade Books, New York. An imprint of Random House. April 2017 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: empathy, patience, inspire Opening Lines: Dear … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

STAY A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List Written by: Kate Klise Illustrated by:  M. Sarah Klise Published by: Feiwell and Friends New York, Imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC. July 2017 Ages:   3 – 5 years Theme: Memories, love … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The Great ZOO Hullabaloo Written by: Mark Carthew Illustrated by:  Anil Tortop Published by: New Frontier Publishing Pty ltd, Australia 2017 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: animals, music, mystery Opening Lines: When Jess and Jack opened the gates to … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Holly’s Day at the Pool Written and Illustrated by: Benson Shum Published by: Disney – Hyperion 2017 Ages:   3 – 8 years Theme: fear, swimming, Opening Lines: When Piggy Wig is stuck in a tree, Holly is the only one … Continue reading

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A MOUSE SO SMALL Written by: Angela McAllister Illustrated by: Caroline Pedler Published by: Little Tiger Press 2015 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: size, friendship, caring Opening Lines: A cold wind rustled through the wood. “Autumn is nearly over,” … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

At 12.51 pm on the 22nd February 2011 a magnitude 6.30 earthquake struck Christchurch.  Five months previously a magnitude 7.1 quake rocked the city and the Canterbury region.  The children of Christchurch and of Canterbury have suffered greatly as a … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

The Green Umbrella Written by: Jackie Azua Kramer Illustrated by: Maral Sassouni Published by: North South Inc 2017 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: Imagination, Friendship, Sharing, Adventure Opening Lines: One rainy day an Elephant was taking a walk with … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Dormouse Dreams Written by: Karma Wilson Illustrated by: Renata Liwska Published by: Disney Hyperion February 2017 Ages:   2 – 5 years Theme: Dreams, Friendships Opening Lines: Deep in the woods, in a pine tree house, curled up in a ball … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

LITTLE OWL’S EGG Written by: Debi Gliori Illustrated by: Alison Brown Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing London 2016 Ages:   3 – 6 Theme: Love, sibling rival, Opening Lines: Little Owl’s mummy had some very exciting news. She had laid a beautiful … Continue reading

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