Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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Title: Little Fox in the Forest Author & Illustrator: Stephanie Graegin Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: magical world, reality and make-believe, wordless, friendship, imagination, stuffed animals, imagination Opening Page: Synopsis: A wordless picture book in which two friends follow … Continue reading
Let me give you a heads up that I am reviewing Sophie’s latest book, Little Fox in the Forest for Perfect Picture Book Friday this week. It was my own personal walk through this stunning picture book that prompted me to … Continue reading
Title: Flashlight Night Author: Matt Forrest Esenwine Illustrator: Fred Koehler Publisher: Boyds Mills Press, Sept 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: nighttime, adventure, flashlights, bookish inspiration Genre: fiction 32 pages Opening: Flashlight …opens up the night. Synopsis: Flashlight Night is an ode to the power of … Continue reading