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Interstellar Cinderella – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Interstellar Cinderella Written by: Deborah Underwood Illustrated by: Meg Hunt Published by: Chronicle Books LLC, 2015 Themes/Topics: retelling fairytales, Cinderella, outer space, rhyme Suitable for ages: 4-8 40 pages Opening: Once upon a planetoid, amid her tools and sprockets, a girl named Cinderella dreamed … Continue reading

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Where is tippy toes? – Perfect Picture Book Friday

One of my hopes in spending time in New York is to get to know more authors and illustrators personally and soak in the scene. Judging by coffee shop conversations and sneeky over-the-shoulder laptop snooping in Brooklyn, every other person … Continue reading

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Elephant Enigmas in Rhyme – Around the World in 50 Weeks

You may or may not have noticed a certain obsession with elephants of late. I make no apologies for my idolization of these magnificent  mammals. Much is maintained about these huge beasts, but how to divide myth from fact? These … Continue reading

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