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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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Grandma’s Purse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Grandma’s Purse Author & Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton  Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: grandparents, purses, inter-generational relationships Opening: Today my grandma Mimi is coming to visit. When Mimi comes over, she always has a new treasure to share. Synopsis: When … Continue reading

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