Category Archives: Perfect Picture Book Friday

Pond – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Pond Author & Ilustrator: Jim LaMarche Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: pond, discovery, seasons   Opening: This is so weird,” I said to myself as I watched the clear water bubble up from the ground. We had always called … Continue reading

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Masterpiece Mix – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Masterpiece Mix Author & Illustrator: Roxie Munro Publisher: Holiday house, 2017 Ages: 7-11 Themes: art history, inspiration, famous artists Opening: Today I will make a new painting. Synopsis: The second spread is invitational with its tubes of paint and a blank canvas. … Continue reading

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Hello Goodbye Dog – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Hello Goodbye Dog Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Patrice Barton  Publisher: Roaring Book Press, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: therapy dogs, friendship with pets     Opening: “Hello Moose!” said Zara. There was nothing Moose loved more than hello. Synopsis: For Zara s dog, Moose, … Continue reading

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