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I didn't get too much accomplished as far as completing books goes, but I did work on a video in defense of children's lit, so that counts as something!
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Books I've Recently Read:
Rain by Sam Usher
Templar Books, imprint of Candlewick Press, 2016
First off, this cover. The rain drops and title are textured in the most delightful way. There is absolutely no passing this book up once it is in your hands.
Feel the pain of a little boy longing to go play in the rain-one who is full of wonderful ideas on what to do on a rainy day.
Then prepare to be delighted when his granddad takes him on a fabulous rainy day adventure.
I've not been familiar with Sam Usher's work until now. The illustrations gave me warm fuzzy feelings because they so remind me of Quentin Blake's work.
I'm Currently Reading:
(Hence not having much finished...It was poor judgement to begin so many books around the same time!
I'm Reading Aloud to My 4th Graders:
This video was recently making the rounds on social media.
Here's my response.
Cheers to book love!
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