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Tortuga Squad – Perfect Picture Book Friday

What a great way to celebrate the UN’s World Wildlife Day, than to introduce the second book in this series about children caring for animals. Title: Tortuga Squad-Kids Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica Written and photos by: Cathleen Burnham … Continue reading

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Melvin and the Boy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Melvin and the Boy Written and illustrated by Lauren Castillo Published by Henry Holt and Company LLC, 2011 Ages: 2-5 Themes: pets, turtles as pets, doing the right thing Opening line: I really want a pet, but I always hear “No.”         … Continue reading

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Author – Kate Banks

Kate Banks lives with her family here in the South of France. Because of her geographical proximity, when I was librarian at our school, I was able to invite her to do an author’s visit with our primary classes. What … Continue reading

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