Category Archives: Picture Book Friday

Perfect Picture Book Friday: A Small Blue Whale

Title: A Small Blue Whale Author: Beth Ferry Illustrator: Lisa Mundorff Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2017 Audience: Ages 3-5 Themes: Friendship, lonliness Opening lines: A small blue whale sat in a silver sea wishing, wanting, waiting for a friend. Waiting … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: The Love Letter

Two posts in one day is a first for me! This one is for Susanna Leonard Hill’s Perfect Picture Book Friday about a favorite book that I recently revisited. Please check it out and head over to Susanna’s blog for … Continue reading

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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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