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This Thing Called Life – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This Thing Called Life Author & Illustrator: Christian Borstlap Publisher: Prestel Verlag, Germany, 2020 Original Title: A Propos de la Vie Ages: 5-8 56 pages. Genre: Nonfiction Themes: life, death, philosophy, connection Opening: Long, long ago, before little white wires started growing out of our … Continue reading

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This Is the NEST That ROBIN Built – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This is the NEST that ROBIN Built, with a little help from her friends Author & Illustrator: Denise Fleming Publisher: Beach Lane Books, 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: nests, robins, chicks, help, rhythm   Opening: This is the SQUIRREL who trimmed the … Continue reading

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Love, Mama – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Love, Mama Written and illustrated by: Jeanette Bradley Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: temporary separation, mother’s love, penguins, missing, longing   Opening: When they reached the ocean, Kipling waved goodbye to Mama.  She called, “I’ll be back soon.” Synopsis: When … Continue reading

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