Will Mabbitt writes. He writes in cafes, on trains, on the toilet, and sometimes in his head when his laptop runs out of power. The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones is his first book. Another one is coming soon.
The Odd Egg
by Emily Gravett
Reading level: Ages 3 - 7
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing (January 27, 2009)
Yay! This is so much fun.The illustrations are soft and earthy, and are very comical. The story begins like this: All of the birds laid an
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Bianca Schulze and Emily Gravett. Photo Credit: Charlie Young
I'm Bianca Schulze, bringing you a conversation with award-winning author and illustrator, Emily Gravett. As you listen to her talk you'll hear the wonderful child-like humor that is behind her great books, such as: Orange
So, it's Black Friday and you have a list of children to buy holiday gifts for. What should you buy? Books, of course! A book is one of the most valuable gifts you can give a child. Reading encourages creativity. It stimulates the imagination by
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing (March 4, 2008)
“Perfect for little Monkeys everywhere.” The main character is a cute little girl who, along with her little stuffed monkey, goes to see some animals. The reader needs to guess the animal before turning the page, based on the adorable illustrations. The story is very simple and rhythmic, and makes for a great read-aloud book. Acting out the animal moves, also makes it fun for those rambunctious toddler types (like my daughter), who are sometimes challenged to sit for a whole story. Might I add that, without giving away the ending, it is perhaps a good lead in to nap time.