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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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Sparkle Boy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sparkle Boy Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Maria Mola Publisher: Lee and Low, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: brothers and sisters, self expression, lgbtqia+, bullying, diversity Genre: fiction 4o pages Opening: Jessie adored all things glittery, shimmery and sparkly. “Look at my shimmery … Continue reading

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