Author Archives: Joanna

Goliath, The Boy Who Was Different – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Goliath, The Boy Who Was Different Author and Illustrator: Ximo Abadia  Publisher: Little Gestalten, 2019 Ages: 4-6 Themes: size, difference, individuality, boyhood, growing up Opening: I was big. Synopsis: A story about a boy who was a little too big for his … Continue reading

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Introducing Teddy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Introducing Teddy, a gentle story about gender and friendship Author: Jessica Walton Illustrator: Dougal MacPherson  Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2016 Ages: 3-6 Themes: transgender, gender nonconforming, teddies, friendship, acceptance, lgbtqia+, gender roles, transgender issues Opening: Errol and Thomas the teddy play together every day. They … Continue reading

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Dumpster Dog – New Chapter Book Series from France

Title:┬áDumpster Dog (Chien Pourri in French) This is Book 1 in a new series called The Adventures of Dumpster Dog. Author: Colas Gutman Illustrator: Marc Boutavant  Publisher: Enchanted Lion Press, 2019 Translated from French by: Claudia Bedrick & Allison M. Charette Ages: 6-8 … Continue reading

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