Tag Archives: Susanna Hill

“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Little Robin Red Vest Written and Illustrated by: Jan Fearnley Published by:  Nosy Crow Ltd UK new edition 2018 Ages:   2 – 5 years Theme: Giving, Compassion, Kindness Opening Lines: Once upon a time, there was a little brown bird. … Continue reading

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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

Before I tell you about my choice of Picture Book I have to review today, let me first tell you what is so special about today. Perfect Picture Book is the brainchild of one of our dearest online writing colleagues, … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Righty and Lefty – A Tale of Two Feet By: Rachel Vail Illustrations by:  Matthew Cordell Published by:  Scholastic Press 2007 Age:  3 – 5 years Theme:  relationships, compromise, friendship Opening Lines:  This is Righty.  This is Lefty.  Righty and … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

I know I am a little late with the Christmas theme, but I had, had this one saved and wanted so much to share it with you.  I think it’s a classic!   “The Worst Twelve Days of Christmas” Author:  … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book – Friday

Herbert The Brave Sea Dog A True New Zealand Story Author/Illustrator:   Robyn Belton First Published : in 2008 by Molly Paul Books. Ages: 3 – 7 Theme:  Faith, belief, devotion, survival, historical fiction, First Lines:  Herbert was a small dog … Continue reading

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Phyllis’s Adventure in Kiwiland.

*Yawn* Arrrr what a brill sleep.  Morning Bro, morning Sis! Had to leave real early this morning, and take Diane’s hubby to work then on to a garage as the car was due for a warrant, so we waited and … Continue reading

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She Made It!!!

Yes that cute little traveller finally made it down under yesterday afternoon.  Unfortunately I was working so I picked her up late afternoon, and luckily today have time off work to show her around my lovely city.  If you haven’t … Continue reading

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