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Don’t Let Them Disappear – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Don’t Let Them Disappear, 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe Author: Chelsea Clinton Illustrator: Gianna Marino Publisher: Philomel Books, 2019 Ages: 4-8 Genre: nonfiction Themes: endangered species, extinction, conservation Opening:  There are animals on every continent and in every ocean on earth. Tall ones … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Ordinary Ella – Giveaway and Perfect Picture Book Friday.

Title: Extraordinary Ordinary Ella Author: Amber Hendricks Illustrator: Luciana Navarro Powell  Publisher: Amicus Ink, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: individuality, unique gifts, ordinary, extraordinary, helping others, talent show, Opening: Meet Ella. Ella thinks she’s ordinary. But when she helps with the school talent show, … Continue reading

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Illustrator Interview – Luciana Navarro Powell

It has been way too long since I did one of my illustrator interview and what better a distraction than to delve into the artistic life and work of a picture book creator during these “quarantine days.” I have had … Continue reading

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