Category Archives: Book recommendation

Small – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Small Author & Illustrator: Gina Perry Publisher: Little Bee Books, 2017 Ages: 3-5 Themes: being small, living big, perspective Genre: fiction 40 pages Opening: The City is big and I am small Synopsis: While spending the day with her mom and baby sibling, one … 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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Hush That Hullabaloo – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Hush that Hullabaloo Author: Donna Marie Merritt Illustrator: Chris Demarest Publisher:  MacLaren-Chocrane, June 20th, 2017 Ages: 3-8 Themes: Scottish brogue, birthday celebrations, rhyme, grandparents Opening: Hullabaloo! Hullabaloo! Hush that hullabaloo! Michty me! What to do? Hush that hullabaloo! Synopsis: Grandpa is fretting at … Continue reading

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