Category Archives: Picture Book Friday

Perfect Picture Book Friday: A Friend Like You

Happy Perfect Picture Friday everyone! My friend and colleague, Frank Murphy, has recently written a series of “like you” books: A Boy Like You, A Girl Like You, A Teacher Like You, and his most recent, A Friend Like You. … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: One Dark Bird

I recently revisited One Dark Bird by Liz Garton Scanlon as a mentor text for a short project I was working on. There are so many aspects about this book that make it a must have for aspiring writers, kids, … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: The Stars Beckoned

It’s Perfect Picture Book Friday at Susan Leonard Hill’s blog. Please visit to learn about more wonderful picture books available for to enjoy and study. If you like space exploration and beautiful text, you will love this picture book biography … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: Birdsong

Perfect Picture Book Friday: Birdsong Title: Birdsong Author: Julie Flett Illustrator: Julie Flett Publisher: Greystone Books Audience: Ages 4-8 Themes: seasons, nature, intergenerational friendship Opening lines: It’s a mucky spring morning as we pack up the last of our belongings … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: Finding a Dove for Gramps

To celebrate this weekend’s Great Backyard Bird Count, I’m showcasing a book that will inspire young and old to discover birds all around them. Title: Finding a Dove for Gramps Author: Lisa J. Amstutz Illustrator: Maria Luisa DiGravio Publisher: Albert … Continue reading

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