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Aunt Pearl – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Aunt Pearl Author: Monica Kulling Illustrator: Irene Luxbacher  Publisher: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2019 Ages: 6-9 Themes: homelessness, family, love, garbage, acceptance, imagination, ambiguity, free-spirit, mental health, compassion Opening: Aunt Pearl had no home of her own. She slept wherever she … Continue reading

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The Three Questions – Perfect Picture Book Friday

The Three Questions Based on a Story by Leo Tolstoy  Written and illustrated by Jon J Muth Published by Scholastic Press, 2002 Ages: 5-adult Themes: Wisdom, compassion, life’s lessons, friendship Genre: Fable First Lines/Synopsis: There once was a boy named Nikolai who sometimes felt uncertain … Continue reading

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