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Picture Book Perfect Friday – And Tango makes Three

And Tango Makes Three Written by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrated by Henry Cole Publishers : Simon and Schuster April 2005 Ages 3-8   Themes : penguins, zoos, love as the basis of family life , tolerance, adoption, diversity, homosexuality … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – What’s New at the Zoo?

What’s New at the Zoo Written by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and illustrated by Travis Foster Blue Apple Books, 2011, Fiction Suitable for:  ages 3-7 Themes/Topics:  Even in crowded conditions can’t they all just get along?  Strong visuals for … Continue reading

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  A couple of months ago I reviewed the true story of Owen and Mzee and this unusual friendship between baby hippo and ancient turtle. The book was written by a family team Juliana, Isabella and Craig Hatkoff, who, inspired … Continue reading

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