Category Archives: Children’s literature

Louis – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Louis Author: Tom Lichtenheld  Illustrator: Julie Rowan-Zoch Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2020 Ages: 3-5 32 pages.  Genre: fiction Themes: grumpiness, gratitude, love, teddy bear Opening: From Day One… things have gone downhill. Synopsis:Louis the bear has had enough. From day one, life … 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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Pride Month Reviews/PPBF – The Fighting Infantryman

Title: The Fighting Infantryman, The Story of Albert D. J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier Author: Rob Saunders Illustrator: Nabi H. Ali  Publisher: little bee books, 06/02/2020 Ages: 4-8 Nonfiction: Themes: transgender, solder, civil war, immigrant, infantryman, lgbtqia+, civil war history, primary sources, gender identity, … Continue reading

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