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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

FARMER JOHN’S TRACTOR Written by: Sally Sutton Illustrated by: Robyn Belton Published by: Walker Books Australia 2012 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: patience, determination, trusty Opening Lines: Farmer John’s tractor lies locked in the shed. Rusty yet trusty and … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Sometimes Written and Illustrated by: Rebecca Elliott Published by: Lion Hudson (March 1, 2014) Ages:   5 – 7 years old Theme: friendship, support, empathy, caring Opening Lines: Clemmie is the best sister. She plays cowboys. She has enormous hair. She … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

We’re in the wrong book! Written and Illustrated by: Richard Byrne Published by: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (September 29, 2015 Ages:   4 – 8 years Theme: interactive, friendship, adventure, belonging. Opening Lines: Bella and Ben were jumping down the … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

LEMUR DREAMER Written and Illustrated by: Courtney Dicmas Published by: Templar Publishing, UK in 2015 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: fun, friendship, dreamers Opening Lines: The residents of 32 Pebbly Lane led mostly unextraordinary lives. All except one, that … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Room on the Broom Written by: Julia Donaldson Illustrated by: Axel Scheffler Published by: Dail Books for Young Readers, Divison of Penguin Young Readers NYC, USA 2001 Ages:   3 – 6 years Theme: Friendship, Adventure, Opening Lines: The witch had … 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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“SHOW ME HOW!”

Hi Everyone, After a hectic few weeks it has been lovely taking time out to relax away from work, catch up on some revision and even draft a new picture book story for my June 12×12 group. Also I have … Continue reading

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