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A Minnesota Farm Alphabet

When we were cleaning out my parents’ farmhouse, I came across this farm alphabet book I made for them in 1994, twenty years ago.  I made the illustrations from colored tissue and paper cutouts.  821 more words


a few goodies for the animal cracker crowd...a list of five board books

In my annual Christmas lists, I’ve mentioned a few of my favorite-ever board books — those would be Farm Animals by Phoebe Dunn, and the Helen Oxenbury set — … 529 more words


Fraidy Zoo

Fraidy Zoo by Thyra Heder.  This might be my new favorite picture book.  And it’s not just me-we read it last night and my daughter requested it twice this morning.   229 more words

Picture Books

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Martin, B. & Archambault, J. (1989). Chicka chicka boom boom. New York, NY: Aladdin Paperbacks.

Brief Plot Description
The playful letters of the alphabet all climb up a coconut tree and when the weight becomes too much the tree dumps them all out and their Mama and Papa letters come take them home. 147 more words

Friday Favorite: "S is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet" by Hannah Viano

(Disclosure: I received a promotional copy of this book but the opinion is my own.)

There are plenty of alphabet books out there- so many that you can afford to be pretty picky when choosing which titles to check out from the library or purchase and add to your child’s personal home collection. 293 more words

Picture Books

March Challenge: Slice of Life

I will be writing daily in the “Slice of Life” challenge for March.  Writing for 31 consecutive days already sounds intimidating.  Questions circling my brain include: 465 more words

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