Tag Archives: Perfect Picture Book Friday

PPBF: Escargot

Escargot Written by: Dashka Slater Illustrated by: Sydney Hanson Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers (April, 2017) Suitable for ages: 4-8 Themes/Topics:   friendship, picky eater, new experiences, gastropods Opening: “Bonjour! I see you are staring at me! I … Continue reading

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PPBF: The Thread Soldier

The Thread Soldier Written by Anne Heathers Illustrated by Esteban Frances Harcourt Brace & Co NY, 1960 Ages 3 and up Brief Synopsis (from book jacket): When a little mouse, playing with a spool of thread, discovers he has made … Continue reading

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PPBF: Over and Under the Snow

 Over and Under the Snow Written by Kate Messner and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Chronicle Books, $16.99,  Ages 4 and up Do you think you know all about snow?  In New England this winter we have certainly had many, … Continue reading

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PPBF: Penguin and Pinecone

Penguin and Pinecone Written and illustrated by Salina Yoon Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books, $12.99, Ages 3 and up Brief Synopsis: When a tiny penguin in a vast snowy flatland discovers an unfamiliar object, he investigates it thoroughly.  It is too brown … Continue reading

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PPBF: Sophie’s Squash

Sophie’s Squash Written by by Pat Zietlow Miller and illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf Schwartz & Wade Books, $16.99, Ages 3-7 Image courtesy of Random House Kids     Big, bright orange pumpkins are definitely the vegetable celebrities on Halloween. I’d … Continue reading

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PPBF: Monster Needs A Costume

Monster Needs a Costume Written by Paul Czajak, illustrated by Wendy Grieb Scarletta Kids Press, $16.95, Ages 3-6 Themes: Making choices, Halloween, dress up As soon as back-to-school shoppers emptied stores of pencils, notebooks and glue sticks, the shelves were … Continue reading

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PPBF: When Elephant met Giraffe by Paul Gude

When Elephant Met Giraffe Written and illustrated by Paul Gude Disney-Hyperion, $16.99, Ages 3-5 Theme: friendship For children, September is about back to school, settling into routines, and making new friends.  But how do you become friends with someone who … Continue reading

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