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How to Put a Whale in a Suitcase by Raul Guridi - Book Review

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$14.99
ISBN: 9781849766234
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Published: Tate - October 29th, 2019

A conceptual and evocative picture book posing the question, "What would you take with you if you had to leave home suddenly?" The boy in the story, on the verge of a long journey, finds a way to fit his beloved whale into his suitcase. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Explorers by Matthew Cordell - Book Review

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781250174963
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 24th, 2019

By the author of the Caldecott Medal-winning Wolf in the Snow, this is a lively story told without words. The vibrant ink and watercolor illustrations invite the reader to accompany a boy and his family on an outing to a natural history museum. He learns lessons about the perils of possessiveness and control, and the joys of being open to new experiences and people. I loved this book! ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne


Life as a Mini Hero by Olivier Tallec - Book Review

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781592702909
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - August 27th, 2019

A very amusing look at the trials and tribulations of what it means to be a mini hero. With an array of characters in various scenarios, it becomes clear that the inner lives of mini heroes is just as whirlwind as their very adorable public personas. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper - Book Review

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By Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763686987
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Published: Candlewick - October 22nd, 2019

A beautiful ode to the rituals and celebrations passed on through the ages as communities would gather to stave off the dark and to usher in a new year filled with light on the night of the solstice. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


The Thank You Letter by Jane Cabrera - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780823442508
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Published: Holiday House - October 29th, 2019

A classic story of Jane Cabrera. It is a delightful tale about our gal Grace and writing thank you notes for lovely gifts from her birthday. Yet, she does not stop there and starts to show how thankful she is for all the things in her life. Brightly colored and expressive illustrations show you how you too can create a thank you letter or ten. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Love and the Rocking Chair by Diane Dillon - Book Review

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By Diane Dillon, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon (Illustrator), Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Leo Dillon (Text by), Diane Dillon (Text by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338332650
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - October 15th, 2019

A special tale of enduring love within a family and the fond memories that are shared between those that use the family rocking chair. This heirloom is passed on to new generations, and with it the constant support and love from the family—whether it’s reading stories, having rocking chair races, or welcoming a new baby. ~ Reviewed by Wendy Marie


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