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Toby – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Giveaway

Title: Toby Written and Illustrated by: Hazel Mitchell Published by: Candlewick, September 13th, 2016 Themes: dog adoption, single parent families, companionship, transition, loneliness Ages: 4-8 Opening: “Hey bud, can you help me unpack?” “Sure. Dad…”          “Can we get a dog?” … Continue reading

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Trapped – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Endangered Species Day

Title: Trapped, A Whale’s Rescue Author: Robert Burleigh Illustrator: Wendell Minor Publisher: Charlesbridge, 2015 Ages: 4-8 Themes: endangered species, fishing nets, conservation, marine life, humpback whales, animal rescue, California Opening: The huge humpback whale dips and dives. Her sleek black sides shimmering, she spy hops, … Continue reading

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Big Snow – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Big Snow Author & Illustrator: Jonathan Bean Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2013 Themes: Anticipation, excitement, first snowfall of season Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award Nominee for Highly Commended Title, 2014 Ages: 3-5 Opening: “Mom,” said David, “when will it snow?”                                                                                “I think … Continue reading

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