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A Thanksgiving Reprise for Hand Turkeys

As many of us begin preparations for the Thanksgiving holiday, I’m offering a look back at one of my favorite poetry picture books, Deborah Ruddell’s brilliant A Whiff of Pine, a Hint of Skunk.  Visit my original #PPBF post with … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – A Whiff of Pine, a Hint of Skunk

A Whiff of Pine, a Hint of Skunk Written by Deborah Ruddell, Illustrated by Joan Rankin Simon & Schuster, McElderry Books, 2009 Suitable for: Ages 4-8 Themes/Topics: Nature, Seasons, Animals, Poetry Opening/Synopsis:  From the book jacket- Take a lighthearted romp through four … Continue reading

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