Category Archives: Perfect Picture Book Friday

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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Soccerverse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Soccerverse – Poems about Soccer Author: Liz Steinglass Illustrator: Edson Îke  Publisher: Wordsong, 2019 Ages: 4-8 Genre: Poetry Themes: soccer, poetry, poetic forms, diversity Example: THE FANS I like it when my parents come. I like when they are near. But when they yell … Continue reading

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Aunt Pearl – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Aunt Pearl Author: Monica Kulling Illustrator: Irene Luxbacher  Publisher: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2019 Ages: 6-9 Themes: homelessness, family, love, garbage, acceptance, imagination, ambiguity, free-spirit, mental health, compassion Opening: Aunt Pearl had no home of her own. She slept wherever she … Continue reading

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