Anastasia Suen

Developmental Editor

Month: June 2017 (Page 1 of 9)

Life

Life
by Cynthia Rylant (Author) and Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)

Booktalk: There are so many wonderful things about life, both in good times and in times of struggle. Through the eyes of the world’s animals–including elephants, monkeys, whales, and more–experience a moving meditation on finding beauty around us every day and finding strength in adversity.

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A Band of Babies

A Band of Babies
by Carole Gerber (Author) and Jane Dyer (Illustrator)

Booktalk: It was just an ordinary day at play group until Benny arrived. With flute in hand and drums in tow, Benny’s love of music inspires the babies to get up and put on a show. Toot! Toot! Whee! Benny and his band of babies are a sight to see!

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Play-group morning. Babies fret–
not sure what to do just yet.

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In struts Benny–new in town.
Babies’ frowns turn upside down.

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Around the World Right Now

Around the World Right Now
by Gina Cascone (Author), Bryony Williams Sheppard (Author), and Olivia Beckman (Illustrator)

Booktalk: In this multicultural travelogue through each of the 24 time zones, young readers are invited to travel the world and experience all the people, places, and things that exist on our planet right now.

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At six o’clock in the morning.
In San Francisco, California, people wake up to the clickety-clack of the cable car on its way to Fisherman’s Wharf.

And somewhere in the world . . .

It’s seven o’clock in the morning.
In Santa Fe, New Mexico, an artist sits in front of his easel to paint the early morning sunlight shining down on the beautiful adobe buildings in the Plaza.

And somewhere in the world . . .

Nonfiction Monday

It’s Nonfiction Monday!

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