Tag Archives: Susanna Leonard Hill

“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

Nara and the Island Written and Illustrated by:  Dan Ungureanu Published by:   Andersen Press, UK & USA  2016 Ages:    4 – 9 years Theme: exploration, bravery, making new friends            Opening Lines:   My home is so small, you can’t lose … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” Friday

The Little Piece of Red Wool Written by:  Anne-Gaelle Balpe Illustrated by:   Eve Tharlet Published by:    Minedition 2014  Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd Ages:    3 – 6 years Theme:   sharing, helping others, flow-on Opening Lines:   Oli had decided to go for … 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

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

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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THE 9TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONTEST!!!

Once again at this time of year there is a Christmas treat on Susanna’s blog. A buzz of writing fever and excitement.   Writing a Christmas story of only 250 words (the title not included).  The rest of the requirements are … 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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“PERFECT PICTURE BOOK” FRIDAY

Just the Right Size Written by:  Bonnie Grubman  Illustrated by:  Suzanne Diederen  Published by:    Clavis Publishing Inc, New York 2018 Ages:    3 – 6 years Theme:   Big and Small, Being huggable. Opening Lines:  Did you know… that a ladybug is … Continue reading

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