Tag Archives: Robert Burleigh

Hi, I’m Norman – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Hi, I’m Norman – The Story of American Illustrator NORMAN ROCKWELL Author: Robert Burleigh Illustrator: Wendell Minor  Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2019 Ages: 5-9 Themes: American artists, Norman Rockwell, oil paintings, artist’s biography, Opening: Hi, I’m Norman, Norman Rockwell. Come on in. This is … Continue reading

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Trapped – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Endangered Species Day

Title: Trapped, A Whale’s Rescue Author: Robert Burleigh Illustrator: Wendell Minor Publisher: Charlesbridge, 2015 Ages: 4-8 Themes: endangered species, fishing nets, conservation, marine life, humpback whales, animal rescue, California Opening: The huge humpback whale dips and dives. Her sleek black sides shimmering, she spy hops, … Continue reading

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If You SPENT a DAY with THOREAU at WALDEN POND – Book Recommendation

Title: If You SPENT a DAY with THOREAU at WALDEN POND  Author: Robert Burleigh Paintings by Wendell Minor Published by Henry Holt and Company LLC, 2012 Ages: 5 – 8 Themes: Henry David Thoreau, naturalist, Walden Pond, MA Opening lines: If you spent a day with … Continue reading

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