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Santa Claus and the Three Bears

Santa Claus and the Three Bears written by Maria Modugno and illustrated by Jane and Brooke Dyer (2013)

The three Polar Bears were getting their home ready for Christmas. 360 more words

Picture Book Reviews

Sugar Cookies, Sweet Little Lessons on Love, "Cookies with a Cup of Character"

Cookies & Character . . .They go hand in hand for me. One of my fondest memories growing up is making sugar cookies with my mother, especially at Christmas time. 335 more words

Friendship

Lucky and Squash

Written by Jeanne Birdsall, Illustrated by Jane Dyer HarperCollins, 2012

Lucky and Squash were next-door neighbors and best friends. But there was a locked gate between them, so they never could play together properly.

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This & That

National Poetry Month & Mother Goose

“Mother Goose rhymes, baby verse-that kind of singsong, sing-along rhythm-is as important as a heartbeat.”

~ Jane Yolen and Jane Dyer ~

April is National Poetry Month and there is no better way to introduce young children to the joys of poetry than with Mother Goose. 437 more words

Literacy

Picture Book - Artists and Authors Tour

Two weeks ago, I turned forty.

Since I have dedicated this year to my children’s book writing, it seemed only fitting that I spent the day on a tour of the studios of local children’s book authors and illustrators. 867 more words

Child of Faerie, Child of Earth by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Jane Dyer

October is the month of magic, spells and make-believe and Jane Yolen’s Child of Faerie, Child of Earth is ready for all of it. Like the master writer she is, Yolen, spins a lovely poetic tale of a “child of faerie folk, a child of sky and air,” and a “child of humankind, of earth and toil and care.” Both meet by chance on the day of the year when the veil between real and ethereal has always been thinnest, Hallow’s Eve. 142 more words

Children's Literature

An impression: Time for Bed

For those who are familiar with Mem Fox’s work (such as the children’s classic Possum Magic) Time for Bed is a departure from the vibrant work that is part of Fox’s style; this book deliberately lulls the reader into a quieter state of being. 61 more words

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