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Day 92 Review: Boa's Bad Birthday

We are coming towards the end of our first library haul (and due another trip) so it was a good thing that T picked out Boa’s Bad Birthday, by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross, for tonight’s bedtime story. 255 more words

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Not Just a Book / A Couch for Llama

Not Just a Book
Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross
Andersen Press

A book is for reading, yes certainly, but according to Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross’s latest offering, books can sometimes be so much more. 383 more words

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Odd friends

You can be odd in different ways. You can be simply odd. Or you are odd because there’s only one of you (and I think this is so unfair; you don’t always have to be a pair). 206 more words

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Blue Monster Wants It All!

Blue Monster Wants It All!
Jeanne Willis and Jenni Desmond
Little Tiger Press

We live in a throwaway, consumer society where the desire for the new, and the notion that the next thing is always better, tend to prevail. 240 more words

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Susan Laughs by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

Susan Laughs is an adorable picture book for little ones that poignantly illustrates what so often happens when able-bodied individuals undertake disabled protagonists with little to no interaction with or input from disabled individuals. 306 more words

Book Review: Wild Child / Jeanne Willis / Illus. Lorna Freytag

Published by Walker Books

I wonder, do you know a Wild Child? For that matter, are you secretly, a Wild Child? I have a feeling that anyone can be one, at any age… 74 more words

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Stardust / In My Room

Stardust
Jeanne Willis and Briony May-Smith
Nosy Crow

For the little girl narrator of the story, it’s deeply upsetting being the sister of someone who always seems to be the star of the show where family members are concerned, other than Grandad, that is. 318 more words

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