Perfect Picture Book Friday: Tulip and Doug

Title: Tulip and Doug: A Spud-tacular Friendship Story Written by: Emma Wood Illustrated by: Carla Martell Scholastic NZ, 2020 For ages: 3+ Themes/topics: friendship, imagination, being true to yourself First page: Tulip was famous in her neighbourhood for two reasons: She was a fearless adventurer.She went everywhere with a seriously strange sidekick. A potato.      Why I…

Perfect Picture Book Friday: Let’s Dance

Title: Let’s Dance Written by: Valerie Bolling Illustrated by: Maine Diaz Boyd Mills Press, 2020 For ages: 3-7 Themes/topics: dancing, cultures from around the world, rhyme, rhythm, joy First pages:            Tappity-Tap            Fingers Snap            Turn, Twirl            Twist, Whirl Summary (from the publisher): This rhythmic showcase of dances from all over the world features…

Perfect Picture Book Friday: Hello, Little One: A Monarch Butterfly Story

Title: Hello, Little One: A Monarch Butterfly Story Written by: Zeena Pliska Illustrated by: Fiona Halliday Page Street Kids, 2020 For ages: 4-8 Themes/topics: Monarch butterflies, metamorphosis, life cycles, inter-generational friendship First page: I crawl from green leaf to green leaf. Eating and waiting. Waiting for something other than these green leaves. Everything is green. Summary…

Perfect Picture Book Friday: THE FORT

Title: THE FORT Written by: Laura Perdew Illustrated by: Adelina Lirius Page Street Kids, 2020 For ages: 4-8 Themes/topics: imaginative play, sharing, friendship First spread: As the prince strutted toward his castle, he daydreamed about the royal feast he was planning. He imagined music and food and fun with friends. But when he crossed over the…