Perfect Picture Book Friday – Over The River And Through The Wood: A Holiday Adventure

It’s Perfect Picture Book Friday, and what with Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to share this wonderful book by Linda Ashman because the song it’s based on always makes me think of going to my grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving when I was a kid! (Although we went by car, unfortunately, not by horse-drawn … Continue reading Perfect Picture Book Friday – Over The River And Through The Wood: A Holiday Adventure

Perfect Picture Book Friday – Oscar’s American Dream

It’s Perfect Picture Book Friday, and in the wake of the recent election and Veteran’s Day, I have a wonderful book that celebrates the American Dream! Title: Oscar’s American Dream Written By: Barry Wittenstein Illustrated By: Kristen & Kevin Howdeshell Schwartz & Wade, October 2020, informational fiction Suitable For Ages: publisher says 4-8, School Library … Continue reading Perfect Picture Book Friday – Oscar’s American Dream

Perfect Picture Book Friday – Woodland Dreams

Title: Woodland Dreams Written By: Karen Jameson Illustrated By: Marc Boutavant Chronicle Books, October 27 2020, fiction with nonfiction elements Suitable For Ages: 3-6 Themes/Topics: bedtime, woodland animals Opening: “Come home, Big Paws. Berry pickerHoney tricksterShadows deepen in the glen.Lumber back inside your den.” Brief Synopsis: Young readers will be lulled to sleep as woodland … Continue reading Perfect Picture Book Friday – Woodland Dreams

Perfect Picture Book Friday – Little Boo

It’s Perfect Picture Book Friday! And now that it’s October, I feel justified in breaking out the Halloween picture books! How cute is this one? 😊 Title: Little BooWritten By: Stephen WunderliIllustrated By: Tim ZeltnerHenry Holt & Company, August 2014, Fiction Suitable For Ages: 3-7 Themes/Topics: Holidays (Halloween), Emotion (patience/impatience), Nature (lifecycle of a seed), … Continue reading Perfect Picture Book Friday – Little Boo

Perfect Picture Book Friday – Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

Hi Everyone! TGIF! Perfect Picture Book F 😊 I love the book I’m sharing today. It portrays friendship so believably, and the moment of separation with such tenderness. If you’re a writer, this is a wonderful example to study of how to create emotion with simple text and few words. Title: Evelyn Del Rey Is … Continue reading Perfect Picture Book Friday – Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

Perfect Picture Book Friday – The Sandcastle That Lola Built

Tomorrow is the first day of summer, which means vacation for Perfect Picture Book Friday until September. What better way to kick off summer than with a wonderful beach story?! Title: The Sandcastle That Lola Built Written By: Megan Maynor Illustrated By: Kate Berube Knopf Books For Young Readers, May 2018, fiction Suitable For Ages: … Continue reading Perfect Picture Book Friday – The Sandcastle That Lola Built