Category Archives: Book recommendation

This Thing Called Life – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This Thing Called Life Author & Illustrator: Christian Borstlap Publisher: Prestel Verlag, Germany, 2020 Original Title: A Propos de la Vie Ages: 5-8 56 pages. Genre: Nonfiction Themes: life, death, philosophy, connection Opening: Long, long ago, before little white wires started growing out of our … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – FLAMER

Title: Flamer Author and Illustrator : Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Sept 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: bullying, homophobia, racism, fat-phobia, scout camp, coming of age, Asian-Americans, body positivity, religion, fighting parents Genre: Graphic Novel, fiction Synopsis: It’s the summer between middle school … Continue reading

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The Blue Giant. – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: the blue giant Author & Illustrator: Katie Cottie  Publisher: Pavilion Children’s books, UK, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: conservation, the ocean, plastic waste, ecology, care for the earth, pollution Synopsis: Meera and her mom are enjoying a break at the seaside. Until a creature … Continue reading

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