Category Archives: Susanna’s PPB Fridays

“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

SOMEONE LIKE ME Written by: Patricia MacLachlan Illustrated by: Chris Sheban Published by: Roaring Brook Press July 2017 Ages:   4 – 8 years. Theme: Thoughts, wonder. Opening Lines: If you were a little girl who listened to stories over and … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

FEARLESS Written by: Colin Thompson Illustrated by: Sarah Davis Published by: First published in 2009 and then again in 2012 by Harper Collins, Australia Ages:   4 year and over. Theme: naming, fears, puppy, being true. Opening Lines: When a new … 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

Hi, I’m back!  Hubby and I have been on a whirlwind trip taking in ten countries in just over thirty days.  More about that later.  Right now I’m getting back into writing, catching up with my critique partners and I’m so … 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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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Charley’s First Night Written by: Amy Hest Illustrated by: Helen Oxenbury Published by: Walker Books Ltd 2012 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: pet, responsibility, home Opening Lines: It was snowing that night and Charley wanted me to carry him … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

BEFORE I LEAVE Written and Illustrated by: Jessixa Bagley Published by: Neal Porter Book – Roaring Brook Press 2016 Ages:   5 – 7 years Theme: friendship, separation, endurance Opening Lines: I found out we’re moving. Mom said I needed to … Continue reading

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“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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