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Smoky Night

Written by Eve Bunting, Illustrated by David Diaz Harcourt Brace and Company, 1994 Awards: Caldecott Medal (1995)

Mama and I stand well back from our window, looking down.

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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Written and Illustrated by William Steig Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1969 Awards: Caldecott Medal

Sylvester Duncan lived with his mother and father at Acorn Road in Oatsdale.

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‘This Is Not My Hat’

I’ve been busy over the past few weeks reading children’s books ready for my teacher training course, and today I would like to share one of those books with you. 128 more words

the adventures of beekle: the unimaginary friend by dan santat

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Caldecott Winners: Book 18 and 19


Title: Make Way for Ducklings
Author: Robert McCloskey
Award: 1942 Caldecott Medal Winner
Rating: 3 out 5

Summary: Mr. and Mrs. Mallard need to find a home for their ducklings. 235 more words

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Sorry about that, one of the books (The Right Word) decided to be awesome and not be published in anywhere near the number that was expected of it. 1,744 more words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