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All Alone, “Sense the Summer is Here”

Kevin Henkes’s first book, All Alone, is a perfect example of the power of few well-chosen words. Each page turn contains less than two sentences and an illustration, yet his picture book resonates with readers of all ages.  For me, growing up … Continue reading

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Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan, “Fall is on a Roll”

While mowing the lawn, Rob Scotton saw a cat on the fence post take a huge tumble and SPLAT, land right on its face. That one incident, which to most of us would have just passed by, became to Rob Scotton the spark … Continue reading

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Kidsbook Friends Exclusive Author Interview: Julia Rawlinson, Fletcher/Ferdie Series

Kidsbook Friends Exclusive Author Interview Questions Featuring Julia Rawlinson  Kidsbook Friends Gives Julia Rawlinson a Friendly Welcome! There’s no better way to “FALL Into Reading This Season” that to meet Julia Rawlinson,  author of eight published books, including one of our … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookies, Sweet Little Lessons on Love, “Cookies with a Cup of Character”

Cookies & Character . . .They go hand in hand for me. One of my fondest memories growing up is making sugar cookies with my mother, especially at Christmas time. We’d get out the cookie cutters shaped like candy canes, … Continue reading

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Pinkalicious and the New Teacher, “First Day of School Can Be Fantastic (and PINKATASTIC)!”

Already mid-August! I bet you’ve said at least five times, “I can’t believe it’s time to go back to school!”  In the midst of back-to-school shopping each year, I enjoy selecting a special book for my children to give them on … Continue reading

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