Tag Archives: Friendship

“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Glump and the Peeble Written by: Wendy Meddour Illustrated by: Rebecca Ashdown Published by:  Frances Lincoln Children’s Books July 2016 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: Friendship, being different Opening Lines: The Glump lived alone, In a cave, in … Continue reading

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“PERFECT PICTURE BOOK” – FRIDAY

A Home Full of Friends Written by : Peter Bently Illustrated by: Charles Fuge Published by:  Hodder Children’s Books (10 Aug. 2017) Ages:   5 – 11 years Theme: Friendship, Compassion, Kindness Opening Lines: Bramble was looking for nuts by the … 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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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

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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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Earth to Audrey Written by:   Susan Hughes Illustrator:   Stephane Poulin Published by:   Kids Can Press Ltd Age:  4 and up Theme:   power of friendship, imagination, discovery First Line:   The first time I saw Audrey, I almost didn’t.  The next time … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

I missed the first Friday of PPBF last week due to excitedly posting about our youngest writers first book out.   Want to read more see here . I love books that have a very deep and warm message, something that would … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Jonadab and Rita Author/Illustrator:   Shirley Hughes Published by:   The Bodley Head an imprint of Random House 2009 Ages:   3 – 6 years Themes:   Friendship, Fairy-tale, appreciation, loss. Opening Lines:   Once there was a girl called Minnie who lived in a … Continue reading

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