Category Archives: Picture Books

Picture Book Recommendation – November 2010

My regular readers will have noticed that there wasn’t a picture recommendation for October. The reason for this is simple: we didn’t read a single good picture book in all of October. We did read a really great piece of … Continue reading

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Picture Book Recommendation – September 2010

The Good Garden: How One Family Went From Hunger to Having Enough. Eleven-year-old Maria Luz lives in on a farm in a small rural Honduras village with her parents and little brother, Pepito. When the farm does well, the family … Continue reading

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Picture Book Recommendations-August 2010

Flags Simply but beautifully written by Maxine Trottier, Flags reflects on a period in our history that we should be ashamed of: the incarceration of North Americans of Japanese descent.This book is told from a young girl’s perceptive. While visiting … Continue reading

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Picture Book Recommendations – July 2010

The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear David Bruins and Hilary Leung have produced a delightful little book. We took out from the library and had to buy it. Three friends (Ninja, Cowboy and Bear) do everything together. But one day … Continue reading

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Picture Book Recommendations – June 2010

It occurred to me that I have been giving my loyal readers a skewed view of my literary habits. I need to state this clearly so that I can clear up any misconceptions: my family read a lot of picture … Continue reading

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