Category Archives: nonfiction

This Raindrop – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This Raindrop Has a Billion Stories to Tell Author: Linda Ragsdale Illustrator: Srimalie Bassani  Publisher: Flowerpot Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Nonfiction Themes: raindrops, water cycle, water, stories, writing tools Opening: A raindrop has billions of stories to tell. In fact, THIS raindrop has been … 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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Whoo-Ku Haiku – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Giveaway

Title: Whoo-Ku Haiku, A Great Horned Owl Story Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Jonathan Voss Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: poetry, haiku, great horned owls Opening:  A great horned owl pairFinds squirrel’s nest of oak leavesPerched high in a pine. Papa adds … Continue reading

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