Tag Archives: Amy Hest

Charley’s First Night – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Cute alert! I am pretty sure that if you are an animal lover this will leave you with an “aw” feeling! Charley’s First Night Written by Amy Hest and Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury Published by Candlewick Press, 2012, Ages: 3-7 … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – When Jessie Came Across the Sea

Emigration is something I know about: the fused mélange of anticipation and fear, the fatigue of a new language, the new sights and sounds bombarding all the senses, the bureaucracy and paper work, the unknown. While set a century ago, … Continue reading

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