Author Archives: Joanna

Peace Week in Miss Fox’s Class – International Day of Peace &PPBF

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – Mary Anning’s Curiosity

Title: Mary Anning’s Curiosity Author: Monica Kulling Illustraions by: Melissa Castrillon Publisher: Groundwood Books, 2017 Ages: 7-11+ Themes: fossils, paleontology, scientific discovery, mighty girls         Opening: Long Ago in Lyme Regis More than two hundred years ago, a traveling fair … Continue reading

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Crocodali – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Crocodali Author & Illustrator: Lucy Volpin Publisher: Little Bee, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: Dali, abstract art, interactive story Genre: fiction 4o pages Opening: I am Crocodali, the most talented painter in the whole wide world. And you are in my studio!   Synopsis: This … Continue reading

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