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Be Kind Rewind

Margaret Wise Brown on singing, crying and remembering in The Dead Bird.

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May 11 2016 | Comments: 1

Filed Under:  Animals    Death    Growing  

Rat Race

A constitution and its amendments in Cheese Belongs to You! by Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz.

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Jan 09 2014 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Executive Decisions of Our Time    Food  

Finger-Licking

Hubert the Pudge: A Vegetarian Tale by Henrik Drescher.

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Nov 01 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Food  

How Bizarre

The ballad of Chad and Theodora in Odd Duck by Cecil Castellucci and Sara Varon.

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The Watery Part of the World

If You Want to See a Whale by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead.

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May 31 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Adventure    Animals    Quiet Please  

Gobsmacked

Loud bumps and tiny footsteps in Little Bear’s Visit by Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak.

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May 24 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Folklore    Movies    Scary  

Spring Back

Three leafy new retellings.

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May 14 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Folklore    Seasons  

Standing Down

Cookie the Walker by Chris Monroe.

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Apr 19 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Hobbies    Misfits & Renegades  

Ne’er-Do-Well

The writer’s life in Rapscallion Jones by James Marshall.

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Mar 28 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Jobs    Language    Misfits & Renegades    Role Models  

The Stranger

A crocodile in full: John Jensen Feels Different by Henrik Hovland and Torill Kove.

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Feb 16 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Friends & Neighbors    Misfits & Renegades  

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