Tag Archives: Anita Silvey

Henry Knox – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Henry Knox, Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot Author: Anita Silvey Paintings by: Wendell Minor  Publisher: Clarion Books, 2010 Ages: 7-11 Themes: revolutionary war, patriotism, Henry Knox, biography, problem-solving 40 pages/ 16 chapters Opening: When other boys walked, Henry Knox bounced. Where others saw problems, … Continue reading

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Untamed, The Wild Life of Jane Goodall – Book Recommendation

As regular readers of my blog know, one of my passions is the conservation of our planet and all its species, and today’s post returns to that theme. There is only one of my childhood heroes that followed me into … Continue reading

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Children’s Books Interview – Horn Book Editor, Roger Sutton

[JM] Roger Sutton has been the Editor-in-Chief of The Horn Book, Inc., since 1996. He is widely recognized as being among the country’s leading experts on children’s literature. So it wasn’t without a little trepidation that I asked Roger for an interview in … Continue reading

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