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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

Author/Illustrator: Dan Santat

My rating: 5 of 5

On a distant island, imaginary friends live together just waiting to be imagined, to be chosen by a child. 244 more words

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Caldecott Medal Books for 2015

This post took forever…

Sorry about that, one of the books (The Right Word) decided to be awesome and not be published in anywhere near the number that was expected of it. 1,744 more words

2015 Reading

BookPeople's Day with the Legendary Jerry Pinkney!

~post by Meghan G., Children’s Book Buyer

Yesterday, we had the tremendous fortune to host one of our favorite children’s book creators, the acclaimed and many times awarded… 287 more words

Caldecott Quick Thoughts 2015

In this annual post, I share my thoughts on the Caldecott medal winner and honor books.

If you are as intrigued by the selection process as I am, you may be interested in the following link that I originally posted back in 2011: 861 more words

Children's Picture Books

The Lion and the Mouse

Written and Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney Little, Brown and Company, 2009 Awards: Caldecott Medal

Who who whoooo

The plot in a nutshell:  A lion spares a mouse, who returns the favor…

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Written and Illustrated by David Wiesner Clarion Books, 2000 Awards: Caldecott Medal

The plot in a nutshell:  A boy finds a camera washed up on the beach… 473 more words

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Kitten's First Full Moon

Written and Illustrated by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books, 2004 Awards:  Caldecott Medal

It was Kitten’s first full moon.  When she saw it, she thought, There’s a little bowl of milk in the sky. 

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