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August 2015

Hot off the press – The Day the Crayons Came Home

Author & Illustrator : Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group Ages : 5 and up
Author & Illustrator : Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers
Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group
Ages : 5 and up

We were so excited when this came in the mail a few days ago! Yes, this is the sequel to the very famous “Crayons who quit”.

The crayons are finally ready to come home after they protested and left poor Duncan in the first book. This time they are pleading to be rescued… home is best indeed. Clearly some had a good time travelling around the world and are ready for ‘home sweet home’ while others had a hard time with things not really going their way.

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Desmond and the Very Mean Word

Author : Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams Publisher : Candlewick Age : 6 years +
Author : Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams
Publisher : Candlewick
Age : 6 years +

This is one of the most powerful stories we’ve read during our cuddle time.
It is a true story of Archbishop Desmond Tutu when he was a little boy.
A dear book to me… this special one now sits on a special section on my bookshelf 🙂

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The Adventures of Beekle

 

Author : Dan Santat Puiblisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Ages: 4 +
Author : Dan Santat
Puiblisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Ages: 4 +

This book is refreshing with a very interesting and intriguing premise. There is a world of imaginary friends who are just waiting for their human friends to imagine them. Even I, when reading the book, was captivated by this storyline.

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[Q&A] Dan Santat : The Making of Beekle

We might just see this story hit the big screen! Check out the behind the scenes look into the making of this story. This interview was done by Robin Rosenthal from Pen & Oink. Enjoy!

Source: A Pen & Oink interview with Dan Santat : The Making of Beekle

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Recently I got a chance to talk with Dan Santat about his latest picture book, The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend. There are so many things I love about this book and Dan generously gave me some serious inside scoop. Scroll on for a detailed behind-the-scenes look into the making of this beautiful and thoughtful story. Continue reading “[Q&A] Dan Santat : The Making of Beekle”

Manners can be Fun

Author : Munro Leaf Publisher : Universe Ages : 5 and up
Author : Munro Leaf
Publisher : Universe
Ages : 5 and up

Yes! I hope they consider it so!
How nice if kids would share and not grab, wait for their turn to speak and always show appreciation to others by saying ‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’! Continue reading “Manners can be Fun”

The Little Engine That Could

engine 3Title : The Little Engine That Could

Author: Watty Piper

Publisher : Philomel Books

Age : 4 years +

 

This book needs no introduction 🙂
A beloved book for decades… it celebrates hard work, encourages positive attitude and tells you to believe in yourself.

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Belle and Boo

 

boo 3  Title : Belle & Boo ‘Birthday Surprise’

  Author: Mandy Sutcliffe

  Publisher: Hachette Children’s Book

  Age:  3 years +

 

Possibly the sweetest picture book I know!
Sharing what is my Sunshine’s favourite at the moment. She has a rabbit doll that she named Boo 🙂

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Pete the Cat fans

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Title : Pete the Cat

Author : Eric Litwin

Publisher : Harper Collins

Age : 2 years +

 

My children LOVE LOVE LOVE Pete the Cat! Honestly, I have never heard of this cat until the school sent an email saying they’ll be reading and learning from the Pete the Cat series. So I went to check them out at the library and ended up buying a few of the books at the bookstore.

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[Coming Soon] Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues

Cat Pete
This book will be available around early October. Great fun read for toddlers too!

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