Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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Title: Little Fox in the Forest Author & Illustrator: Stephanie Graegin Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: magical world, reality and make-believe, wordless, friendship, imagination, stuffed animals, imagination Opening Page: Synopsis: A wordless picture book in which two friends follow … Continue reading
Title: Flashlight Night Author: Matt Forrest Esenwine Illustrator: Fred Koehler Publisher: Boyds Mills Press, Sept 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: nighttime, adventure, flashlights, bookish inspiration Genre: fiction 32 pages Opening: Flashlight …opens up the night. Synopsis: Flashlight Night is an ode to the power of … Continue reading