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Monster & Mouse Go Camping – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Monster & Mouse Go Camping Written  by: Deborah Underwood Illustrated by: Jared Champman Publisher: HMH, June 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: camping, friendship, adventure, monsters, mice, acceptance, resourcefulness.  Opening: Monster was having a snack when Mouse burst through the front door. “Let’s … Continue reading

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Snail Mail – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Snail Mail Author: Samantha Berger Illustrator: Julia Patton Publisher: Running Press Kids, 2018 Ages: 3-6 Themes: letters, handwritten mail, snails, cross country trip, snail mail Opening: A long, long time ago, but really not THAT long, before e-mail and texting, clicking and sending, mail … Continue reading

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Julia Patton – Illustrator Interview

I didn’t know Julia was a Brit when I reached out to her but then I discovered she lives in the NE in the area where I went to university, has a great sense of humour, and is a great … Continue reading

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