Tara and I took Rory and Violet to see the Ezra Keats exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center last weekend and it was magical. Ezra Keats won the Caldecott Medal at the height of the civil rights movement in 1962, for… 429 more words
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Telephone by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jen Corace
A mother bird wants her son Peter to come home for dinner, so she sends the message down the telephone line, literally. It moves from one bird to the next, but the message immediately gets garbled as each bird adds their own take. Readers will notice that each bird has its own interests that are added to the message and that the illustrations give hints about the topics that will be included that time. This is a clever twist on the children’s game of telephone, one that has hilarious results and a resoundingly satisfying ending. 157 more words
Posted by Erin M.
Children experience a range of emotions every day. They can go from happy to frustrated to angry in mere moments, and every child experiences and expresses their emotions differently. 298 more words