Category Archives: children’s books

Plenty of Hugs – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Plenty of Hugs Author: Fran Manushkin Illustrator: Kate Alizadeh  Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020 Ages: 3-5 Themes: moms, children, hugs, parenting, lgbtqia+ Opening: Look up, The sun shines on everyone There are plenty of fish in the sea There’s a buzz for … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2020 – Picture Book: Outside In

The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary.  Climate change represents … Continue reading

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Play Like an Animal – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Giveaway

Title: Play Like an Animal, Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl and Chase Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Mia Powell  Publisher: Millbrook Press, 2020 Ages: 5-9 Themes: animals, playing, playing to learn, playing for fun Second spread: You love to play! Animals do too! When animals … Continue reading

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