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The Ramble Shamble Children – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Ramble Shamble Children Author: Christina Soontornvat Illustrator: Lauren Castillo Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books, 2021 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: fiction Themes: home, family, working together, ramble shamble Opening: Down the mountain, across the creek, past the last curve in the road, five … Continue reading

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Our Friend Hedgehog – Book Recommendation

Title: Our Friend Hedgehog, The Story of Us Author & Illustrator: Lauren Castillo  Publisher: Random House Kids, May 2020 Ages: 5-8 Chapter Book- 128 pages Themes: friendship, adventure, woodland animals, mutual support, friendship groups I received an ARC from the publisher for an … Continue reading

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A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider Author: Barbara Herkert Illustrator: Lauren Castillo Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: authors, E. B. White, inspiration Opening: When young Elwyn White lay sick in bed, a bold mouse … Continue reading

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