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Let Nothing Deter You in Life!

Be Brave in the Face of Adversity, Young Readers! Brave Irene By William Steig The...

“The Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales” by Tasha Tudor

The world today is NOT a fairy tale. But then again, maybe it IS!! Maybe...

“Emile” by Tomi Ungerer; Learning How to Adapt…Even if You’re an Octopus Named Emile!

With the passing of Tomi Ungerer; one of my very favorite picture book author/illustrators, I've...

The Competition Conundrum of a Rabbit in the Wonderful Easter Tale of Hoppi in Jan Brett’s “The Easter Egg”

Peter Cottontail, as he perennially goes “hoppin’ down the bunny trail,” has a strong celebrity...

“Rotten Island” by William Steig

Every time I think to myself, oh Liz, too late to do that, didn't accomplish...

Way Back Wednesday: The Canon of Picture Books

Walking Down Classic Corridors with the Caldecott Merriam-Webster defines the word “canon” as “a sanctioned...

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Lentil by Robert McCloskey

Lentil By Robert McCloskey Yes, it’s the same author of Make Way for Ducklings, One...

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