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Ne’er-Do-Well

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

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Then Everyone Was Quiet for a Really Long Time

The art of forgiveness in Maggie and the Pirate by Ezra Jack Keats.

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Say Can You See?

Starting the conversation in Walk This World by Lotta Nieminen.

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Filed Under:  Language   School   Travel  

A Tumbletell of Church Bells

... and an exaltation of larks in Ounce Dice Trice by Alastair Reid and Ben Shahn.

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Fish Flying Up

Gravity is nothing in Hey Willy, See the Pyramids by Maira Kalman.

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Filed Under:  Art   Language   Sleep  

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Excellent elementary exercises in Everything I Need to Know Before Iā€™m Five by Valorie Fisher.

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Filed Under:  Growing   Language   Toys  

Captains Courageous!

If you knew where there were some mountains, you would definitely climb them.

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Filed Under:  Adventure   Foreigners   Jobs   Language   Travel  

Blistering Hop Toads

The sound and the fury in Elbert’s Bad Word.

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Kimberley to Khama’s Country

Through salt-pans and reed-beds and blue gums and spinifex.

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