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The Airport Book by Lisa Brown

Published by Roaring Brook Press 

Summary:  A boy describes each step involved in taking a trip on an airplane.  He starts at home with packing, using the second person voice (“You drive on the highway to where the ground is really flat.”), then moves on to the different steps of checking in and boarding.  126 more words

Picture Books

Pepper, Poe and Dug

Pepper & Poe

Frann Preston-Gannon
Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015

Pepper is a grey cat who is very happy with his (her?) life. 329 more words

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Mickey Moonbeam

Mickey Moonbeam by Mike Brownlow ★★★★☆

An adventurous, little boy living in space, Mickey and his pen pal, Quiggle, are making plans to meet for the first time. 140 more words

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When by Emma Dodd

Published by Templar, 2011.

When is part of a wonderful series of rhyming books by Emma Dodd that feature baby animals and their parents. In this story, baby bear is sharing his hopes and dreams for the future. 134 more words


Local KidLit Reading List: Part 1

When my first story was published in Spider Magazine, it was on the opposite side of a two page spread from a drawing by Quentin Blake and a few pages down from a Kate di Camillo story.   666 more words

Picture Books

Socks, Hats and Ooops!

My first experience of ‘Blue Hat, Green Hat’ by Sandra Boynton was ten years ago, reading with my then two year old nephew. The predictable text, repetitive cycle and sheer silliness of the book obviously appealed to him. 306 more words

Steve Saves the Day is now FREE on EVERYTHING!

So, my KDP select period finally ended and Steve Saves the Day is now available on other platforms, including Kindle, iBooks, and Smashwords… 18 more words