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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

With the news this week of one of New Zealand’s sporting legend’s death at the young age of 40 years, Jono Lomu was known around the world as a Rugby great…  It is a time of remembering and reflecting on … 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

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

Zayde Comes to Live Written by: Sheri Sinykin Illustrated by: Kristina Swarner Published by: Peachtree Publishers Atlanta, Georgia USA 2012 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme:  death, memories, curiosity, questions Opening Lines: Zayde comes to live with us. It’s because … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Horsefly and Honeybee Written and illustrated by: Randy Cecil Published by: Henry Holt and Co.1 edition (March 27, 2012) Ages:   3 – 8 years Theme: adventure, sharing, friendship Opening Lines: Honeybee was tired. So she stretched and yawned and plopped … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Two Little Birds Written and illustrated by: Mary Newell DePalma Published by: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 14 Feb 2014 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme:  nature, adventure, wonder, growing up Opening Lines: After much effort two little birds emerged … Continue reading

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