Category Archives: Picture Book Reading Challenge

Some Seasonal Book Reviews

Snow – Written and Illustrated by Uri Schulevitz Farrer Strauss and Giroux, 1998 In this simple story, a boy and his dog experience the first snowfall of the year in a busy, small town. Just as the snow begins to … Continue reading

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Martin Waddell – Book Reviews

Martin Waddell is a children’s author with whom we are all familiar, probably most notably for Owl Babies (one of the most requested books in our school library). He is a giant amongst modern picture book authors and he has … Continue reading

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Kitamura’s Sheep – Book Reviews

I am continuing last week’s Asian theme by highlighting today a very successful Japanese picture book author/illustrator. Satoshi Kitamura is known for quirky perspectives, brilliant watercolors, great detail and unique, humorous characters. After winning the Mother Goose Award for the … Continue reading

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