Tag Archives: Susanna Leonard Hill

A Child’s Garden – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: A Child’s Garden, a story of hope Written and illustrated by Michael Foreman Published by Candlewick Press, 2009 Ages: 3-5 Themes: War, hope, vines, resilience Opening line: The boy saw it after a night of rain, a speck of green in … Continue reading

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The Tooth Mouse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Tooth Mouse Written by Susan Hood Illustrated by Janice Nadeau Published by Kids Can Press, 2012 Ages: 3-5 Themes: losing teeth, different ‘tooth fairy traditions, tooth mouse, France, youthful ingenuity Opening lines: Once long ago, atop an ancient cathedral in … Continue reading

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10,000 Dresses – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: 10,000 Dresses Written by Marcus Ewert Illustrated by Rex Ray Published by Seven Stories Press, 2008 Ages: 5-8 Themes: transgender people, self-perception, dresses, relationships, Opening Lines:  Every night Bailey dreamed about dresses. Synopsis:  Every night Bailey, a little boy, dreams of dresses. Bailey proceeds downstairs … Continue reading

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