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Tad Hills….another great author/illustrator

Published October 2, 2016 by neverwearmatchingsox

I think that I first came across Tad Hills when I saw a Rocket book.  Then I was fortunate to see Tad tell a story at Wordstock (in Portland, OR) one year.  What a great experience. He is kind, talented and a great storyteller.

He has several books that he has published, but Rocket and Duck and Goose are my go tos:

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The Cookie Fiasco–Dan Santat

Published September 28, 2016 by neverwearmatchingsox

So, I have only read a couple Elephant and Piggie books. I can understand why kids love them. When The Thank You Book came out, I was sad for kids because there would be no new Elephant and Piggie. Well, that isn’t exactly true now. Piggie and Elephant want to share with us, the books they are reading. Book 1 of “Elephant & Piggie Like Reading” is called The Cookie Fiasco by which is written by Dan Santat. Fantastic illustrations in this story of 4 friends with only 3 cookies to share…friendship, math, cookies…what more could you want in a fun new story!! This is a great read and those Elephant and Piggie readers will greatly enjoy this!

 

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Sam Garton and Otter are a fabulous pair

Published August 25, 2016 by neverwearmatchingsox

I have been seriously slacking!  I wrote about more Otter fun without ever mentioning Otter before…I hope Otter and Sam  will forgive me.  Otter lives with Otter Keeper and together they celebrate Halloween, talk about school and Otter even goes to outer space…in addition to starting her own school.  This is such a fun series with great illustrations.  I can’t get enough of Otter.

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More Otter Fun…..

Published August 22, 2016 by neverwearmatchingsox

Sam Garton, author of  I Am Otter and Otter In Space, has ventured into beginning reader land with Otter: The Best Job Ever and Otter:  Oh No,  Bathtime.  Same great illustrations, same fun Otter that we have gotten to know but now for kids who are starting their reading journey.  A must add to my school collection!

 

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