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“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by: Brian Selznick

I loaned my “Lost and Found’ by Shaun Tan to a friend.  Upon returning it to me, she handed me “The Invention Of Hugo Cabret” and said “I think you will really like this book”. She was right.  I was immediately fascinated by the way the illustrations flowed when you paged through the book as if watching [...]

Sick Day for Amos McGee

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Amos McGee is a very kind zookeeper who takes time with the animal friends that he has.  His sick day at home, proves to be quite interesting.  My sick days aren’t as fun as this one was.  ~ Amy * “A Sick Day for Amos McGee” is also a winner of The Caldecott Medal

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2010 Caldecott Medal Winner

The Lion and the Mouseillustrated by Jerry Pinkney This classic Aesop fable of kindness being rewarded with kindness, is told without words through the wonderful pencil and watercolor illustrations of Jerry Pinkney. The king of the jungle decides to let a small mouse, who has disrupted his nap, go free. Later when the lion is [...]