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Perfect Picture Book Friday – Many Moons

I have selected a golden oldie to celebrate Princess Week. Many Moons By James Thurber, illustrated by Louis Slobodkin Published by Voyager Books, 1943 Awards: Recipient of the Caldecott Medal in 1944 Ages: 7-11 Themes: Moon, princesses, wisdom, foolishness, fairy … Continue reading

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Some Seasonal Book Reviews

Snow – Written and Illustrated by Uri Schulevitz Farrer Strauss and Giroux, 1998 In this simple story, a boy and his dog experience the first snowfall of the year in a busy, small town. Just as the snow begins to … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – What’s New at the Zoo?

What’s New at the Zoo Written by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and illustrated by Travis Foster Blue Apple Books, 2011, Fiction Suitable for:  ages 3-7 Themes/Topics:  Even in crowded conditions can’t they all just get along?  Strong visuals for … Continue reading

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