Summer reading- Part 1

Quick Rundown of some of my favourite books I’ve read this summer

Black Dog

Black Dog

Black Dog-  by Levi Pinfold-    winner of Kate Greenaway CILIP award

from Black Dog

from Black Dog

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Happy Birthday Madame Chapeau

Happy Birthday Madame Chapeau

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Happy Birthday Madame Chapeau- Words by Andrea Beaty, pictures by David Roberts-  delightful picture book, featuring fashion and friends

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble– by William Steig = Caldecott Honor Award Winner

The Third Gift

The Third Gift

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The Third Gift written by Linda Sue Park  illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

2012 ALA Notable Book for Children
2012 Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year

Oddfellows Orphanage

Oddfellows Orphanage

Oddfellow’s Orphanage  by Emily Winfield Martin

Charming middle grade fiction with delightful illustrations- highly recommended

from Emily Martin

from Emily Martin

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26 Fairmont Avenue

26 Fairmont Avenue-  by  Tomie de Paola-   Newbery Award Winner

the first chapter book = memoir of Tomie De Paola growing up  in the United States-  humorous easy reading

Anne Frank

Anne Frank

Anne Frank – by Josephine Poole and Angela Barrett

excellent picture book biography – highly recommended

Some of my top picks for the summer!

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