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Sometimes Rain – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sometimes rain Written by: Meg Fleming Illustrated by: Diana Sudyka Publisher: Beach lane Books, October 2018 Ages: 3-7 Themes: seasons, weather, wonder, exploration,  Opening: Sometimes drizzle. Drip-drip drain. Sometimes picnic. Sometimes rain. Synopsis: Sometimes it rains, sometimes it snows, sometimes the sun … Continue reading

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We Are Grateful, Otsaliheliga – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: We Are Grateful, Otsaliheliga  Written by: Traci Sorell Illustrated by: Frané Lessac Publisher: Charlesbridge, Sept. 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: thankfulness, seasons, Cherokee, Cherokee language, community   Opening: Cherokee people say otsaliheliga to express gratitude. It is a reminder to celebrate our blessings and … Continue reading

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Ziyue Chen – Illustrator Interview

My online author-illustrator friend, Dow Phumiruk has just released a new picture book, Mela and the Elephant, which I love and am reviewing on Friday.  Ziyue Chen’s art beautifully enhances Dow’s text, and in my goal to interview as diverse … Continue reading

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