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Fly, Eagle, Fly! An African Tale – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Fly, Eagle, Fly! An African Tale Retold by Christopher Gregorowski Pictures by Niki Daly Foreword by Desmond Tutu Published by Margaret McElderry Books, 2000 Ages: 5-8 Themes: parables, eagles, freedom Quote, page 10:  He climbed up a gully in case the calf had huddled … Continue reading

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The Noisy Paint Box – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art -The Noisy Paint Box Written by Barb Rosenstock Illustrated by Mary Grandpré  Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 2014 Ages: 5-11 Themes: abstract art, sounds, Kandinsky, historical fiction First lines: Vasya Kandinsky spent his days learning to … Continue reading

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The Tweedles Go Electric – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Tweedles Go Electric Written by Monica Kulling Illustrated by Marie Lafrance Published by Groundwood Books, February 2014 Ages: 5-8 Themes: electric cars, early 20th century, historical fiction, inventions Opening sentences: The Tweedles don’t own a car. People think they’re behind the … Continue reading

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