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FIVE Minutes – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: FIVE Minutes (That’s a lot of time) (No, it’s not) (Yes, it is) Authors: Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick Illustrator: Olivier Tallec  Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019 Ages: 3-7 Genre: fiction Themes: time, five minutes, abstract thinking, passage of time, emotional intelligence, … Continue reading

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Ogilvy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Ogilvy Author: Deborah Underwood Illustrator: T. L. McBeth  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2019 Ages: 4-7 Themes: acceptance, gender expression, stereotyping, non-binary, lgbtqia+, Pride, gender fluid, self-confidence, Pride month, transgender, rhyme, Opening: Ogilvy happily hopped up and down.The very first day in a … Continue reading

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Kitten and the Night Watchman – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Kitten and the Night Watchman Author: John Sullivan Illustrator: Taeeun Yoo  Publisher: Paula Wiseman Books, 2019 Ages: 3-7 Literary Awards Ezra Jack Keats Book Award for Writer (2019) Themes: night watchmen, different jobs, worry, companionship. Kittens, belonging, comfort Opening: The night watchman hugs … Continue reading

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