It has become quite the trend of late to YA shame adult readers. Rather than putting myself up for having each and every word I say analysed to the point that the message is lost I have decided to leave it up to the experts. 27 more words
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Title: Nuts to You
Author/Illustrator: Lynne Rae Perkins
Pages: 259 pages
Publisher/Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, c2014.
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I was watching the carefree squirrels when, all at once, one of them jumped onto the end of the bench where I was sitting and looked with interest at me, and then, meaningfully, at my sandwich.
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Autumn’s Paintbox: Picture Books That Feature Foliage
It’s that time of year when sweaters come out of hiding, and soup bubbles on the stove, when the cold descends and wood smoke rises, when morning fog gives way to crisp afternoons and long, star-filled nights. 1,017 more words