Category Archives: Children’s literature

The People Shall Continue – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The People Shall Continue Author: Simon J. Ortiz Illustrator: Sharol Graves  Publisher: Lee & Low Books, 2017 40th Anniversary Addition Ages: 6-10 Genre: Narrative nonfiction Themes: Native American History, Native American month, oppression, civil rights, conservation, respect Opening: Many, many years ago, all … Continue reading

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A Piglet called Truffle/A Duckling called Button – Chapter Book Series Recommendation

Title: A Pig Called Truffle Author: Helen Peters Illustrator: Ellie Snowdon  Publisher: Walker Books US, 2020 (Originally published in 2018 in UK by Nosy Crow) Ages: 6-9 Genre: fiction Themes: animal rescues, farms, animals, pigs, sniffer-pigs, rescuing Opening: Jasmine was lying on her … Continue reading

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FIVE Minutes – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: FIVE Minutes (That’s a lot of time) (No, it’s not) (Yes, it is) Authors: Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick Illustrator: Olivier Tallec  Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019 Ages: 3-7 Genre: fiction Themes: time, five minutes, abstract thinking, passage of time, emotional intelligence, … Continue reading

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