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Line Up, Please by Tomoko Ohmura.

Line Up, Please by Tomoko Ohmura.Pub. Gecko Press, 2014. 

From award winning author and illustrator Tomoko Ohmura comes this gem about life in a queue. Fifty animals are lining up for the thrill of a life time but you have to read the whole book to find out what it is. 116 more words

Junior Fiction

Howzat by Mike LeFroy Illus. by Liz Anelli.

Howzat by Mike LeFroy Illus. by Liz Anelli. Pub. Walker books, 2014.

Cricket is a game like no other and whats more it is a World Wide game as this picture book celebrates. 101 more words

Junior Fiction

A long way away by Frank Viva (2013)

Because we are now officially friends, I’m willing to admit to having been something of a goose with regards to A long way away. … 204 more words

Picture Book

Illustration Friday: Skull

I’m not a big fan of skulls, but I do enjoy a surly pirate or two, especially if they happen to be dogs. My neighbor’s dog, Daisy, would make a perfect little pirate—she’s a tough cookie with a big heart. 19 more words

Illustration Friday

The Ice Bucket Doodle

Let’s face it, the ice bucket challenge is becoming a little ‘old hat’ (and yep, we did a video too). Our social media timelines are full of people depleting our water stocks and when there are people who struggle to get a glass of clean drinking water it can seem a little frivolous. 69 more words


Do You Know What a StrollerThon Is?

If you’re in the Raleigh/Durham area on Saturday, September 13th, it’s an event you should attend. Postpartum Education and Support is a local non-profit dedicated to the emotional wellness of mothers. 355 more words

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Book Review: Emma Bean - by Jean Van Leeuwen

Book: Emma Bean
Author: Jean Van Leeuwen
Illustrator: Juan Wijngaard
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
Date: September 6, 1993
Genre: picture book for ages 3 and up… 395 more words
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