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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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Come With Me – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Come with me Author: Holly McGhee Illustrator: Pascal Lemaître Publisher: G. R. Putnam’s Sons. 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: making a difference, hope, empathy, small acts of kindness   Opening: All over the world, the news told and retold of anger and hatred– People … Continue reading

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