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New! Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown is the story of a tiger who becomes bored with behaving properly. One day, Mr. Tiger decides to ignore the expectations that society has for him and “go wild.” In the process, Mr. … Continue reading

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Best Booklists of 2012

As the year comes to a close, I have been appreciating all of wonderful picture books I have discovered this past year (We March, Island, Outside Your Window, The Frank Show, Extra Yarn and many more) as well as the unexpected … Continue reading

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60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books (November)

Here are 5 more not-to-be-missed picture books and a reminder to share 10 of your favorite picture books with us by December 1st! This past year, I have been sharing five not-to-be-missed picture books with you each month on the … Continue reading

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Join Us Friday Morning for Halloween Picture Book Recommendations

Brooke Williams, a children’s librarian from New Haven, Connecticut, is joining me on Friday morning (8am CST/9am EST) to recommend Halloween-themed picture books. I met Brooke a couple weeks ago in New York City at a children’s book blog conference, … Continue reading

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20 Themed Booklists for Teachers

Here are 20 themed booklists for preschool and elementary school teachers. I hope these booklists help you quickly find great picture books to share with your students. Are you looking for a book on a theme not listed below? Click on … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 2. Get your children their own library cards.

It is not too late to join us for the Summer Reading Challenge! To participate: 1. Take 10 trips to the library. You may wish to establish a weekly routine of heading to the library at a set time each week, … Continue reading

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60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books

Part of the impetus for this blog was the nagging thought that there are many amazing picture books in the world that I do not want to miss sharing with my children. This thought has reared its head again and spurred me to … Continue reading

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