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FIRST FRIEND – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: First Friend, How Dogs Evolved from Wolves to Become Our Best Friends Author: Kersten Hamilton Illustrator: Jaime Kim Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux, Feb. 9th 2021 Ages: 4-8 40 pages.  Genre: narrative nonfiction Themes: dogs, evolution, wolves, best friends, pets, nomads, stone age, Opening: Long, … Continue reading

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This Raindrop – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This Raindrop Has a Billion Stories to Tell Author: Linda Ragsdale Illustrator: Srimalie Bassani  Publisher: Flowerpot Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Nonfiction Themes: raindrops, water cycle, water, stories, writing tools Opening: A raindrop has billions of stories to tell. In fact, THIS raindrop has been … Continue reading

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Illustrator Interview – Luciana Navarro Powell

It has been way too long since I did one of my illustrator interview and what better a distraction than to delve into the artistic life and work of a picture book creator during these “quarantine days.” I have had … Continue reading

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