Tag Archives: childrens books

BOOK LOVE – A Blog Hop

I was deciding what to post this week when my dear writing buddy Carrie tagged me in a BOOK LOVE  of a blogging kind. Don’t you just love  the adorable badge that Dana Carey designed for this?  As Carrie points out we … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

CLEMENTINE’S WALK Written and Illustrated by: Annie White Published by: New Frontier Publishing Pty Ltd, in Australia 2013 Ages:   2 – 5 years Theme: patience, persistence, loyalty Opening Lines: Clementine was very bored, with nothing left to do. Then looking … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

MILO and The Magical Stones Written/Illustrated by: Marcus Pfister Translated by: Marianne Martens Published by: North-South Books Inc Ages:   3 – 8 years Theme: gratitude, consequences, environmental Opening Lines:   In the middle of the sea there was an island, and … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Fly Free! Written by:   Roseanne Thong Illustrated by: Enjin Kim Neilan Published by: Boyds Mills Press 2009 Ages: 7 – 9 years Theme: kindness, karma, paying it forward Opening Lines: It was early morning, and the sun had just risen … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings and Best Wishes for 2014

Nga mihi o te Kirihimete ki a koe  (Christmas geetings to you. It comes but once a year and wherever you are no doubt you will be celebrating it in some form or another.  For some it’s the finishing of school or business … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

  Wabi Sabi Author:   Mark Reibstein Illustrated by:  Ed Young Published by:  Little, Brown and Co Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme:   simplicity, understanding, harmony, the mysterious, the journey Opening Lines:   Wabi Sabi was a cat who lived in Kyoto, Japan.  One day, visitors … Continue reading

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