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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Thunder Horse Written by:  Eve Bunting Illustrated by:   Dennis Nolan Published by:    Roaring Brook Press (November 14, 2017) Ages:    3 – 6 years Theme:   love, letting go, magic Opening Lines:   My Aunt Aldora gave me a tiny horse, no bigger … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Once, I was Loved Written and Illustrated by:  Belinda Landsberry Illustrated by: Published by:    EK Books (October 15, 2019) Ages:    4 -11 years Theme:   friendship, humanity, love. Opening Lines:   Hey, it’s me! Tock! Down here in the Charity Box.  I’m … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Wake Up, Island Written by:  Mary Casanova Illustrated by:  Woodcuts by Nick Wroblewski Published by:    Univ Of Minnesota Press; 1 edition (February 24, 2016 Ages:    4 -7 years Theme:   nature, animals, woodlands Opening Lines:   While you sleep, the day is … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The FIX IT Man Written by:  Dimity Powell Illustrated by:  Nicky Johnston Published by:    EK Books, Imprint of Exisle Pub Pty Ltd 2017 Ages:    4 -8 years Theme:   grief, loss, resilience Opening Lines:   My dad can fix anything. It’s what … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Snow Wombat Written by:  Susannah Chambers Illustrated by:  Mark Jackson Published by:    Allen & Unwin (October 1, 2016) Ages:    3 – 6 years Theme:   snow, adventure Opening Lines:   Snow on the stockman’s hut.  Snow on the crows. Snow on … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Imagine That     – a Hoot & Olive Story Written and Illustrated by:   Jonathan D. Voss Published by:    Henry Holt and Company New York 2019 Ages:    4 – 8 years Theme:   imagination, friendship, keep trying Opening Lines:   Olive had a great … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Luna and the Moon Rabbit Written and Illustrated by:   Camille Whitcher Published by:    Scribblers; Illustrated edition (August 7, 2018) Ages:    3 years and up. Theme:   friendship, imagination, bedtime Opening Lines:   Luna was sitting with her Grandma gazing up at the … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

  THE BOY AND THE BEAR Written by:   Tracey Corderoy Illustrated by:  Sarah Massini  Published by:    2017 Nosey Crow Ltd UK Ages:    2 – 5 years Theme:   Unlikely friendship, Loneliness, Loyalty Opening Lines:   Once upon a time, there lived a … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

STAR IN THE JAR Written by:   Sam Hay Illustrated by:  Sarah Massini  Published by:    Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (September 4, 2018) Ages:    3 – 6 years Theme:   Friendship, Team-work. Opening Lines:   My little broher likes looking for treasure. Tickly treasure… Synopsis:   When … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

ARCHIE THE ARTY SLOTH Written and Illustrated by:  Heath McKenzie  Published by:    Little Hare; First edition (1 May 2019) Ages:    4 – 7 years Theme:   acceptance, believing in oneself, art. Opening Lines:  Archie was bored.  This happened surprisingly often, given … Continue reading

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