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Galapagos George – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Galapagos George Written By: Jean Craighead George Paintings By: Wendell Minor Published By: Harper, 2014. Themes/Topics: Galapagos Islands, giant tortoise, extinction Suitable for ages: 7-11   Opening: This is a story that took so long to happen that only the stars were present at the … Continue reading

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Illustrator Interview – Wendell Minor

I first ‘met’ Wendell Minor on the book jackets of one of my favorite modern American authors, Pat Conroy (y’all don’t know my secret affair with southern fiction). Of course, I had no idea about the beautiful jackets’ artist back … Continue reading

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The Eagles Are Back – Book Recommendation

As many of my blog followers know, I have very mixed feelings about the existence of zoos (click on zoos in the sidebar to see several posts I have written on the subject). I had heard good things about the … Continue reading

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