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Category: picture book

March 10, 2023

fishAnne Appert’s Blobfish Book

Published: 14th September 2021 Publisher: HarperCollins Illustrator: Anne Appert Pages: 32 Format: Picture Book ★   ★   ★  – 3 Stars Blob is a creature of indeterminate kind. Blob can be a giraffe, cotton candy, and even an octopus. It’s not until a negligent (albeit well-meaning) narrator continuously calls them “Bob” that Blob starts to question who they … … Continue reading →……

February 9, 2023

Rodney the Tortoise by Nan Forler

Published: 15th February 2022 Publisher: Tundra Books Illustrator: Yong Ling Kang Pages: 40 Format: Picture Book ★   ★   ★   ★  – 4 Stars Bernadette and Rodney are the best of friends. Rodney’s not so good at playing cards, but he’s great at staring contests. His favorite food is lettuce, though he eats it VERRRRRRY SLOOOOOWLY. […]

January 26, 2023

What’s Up With You, James Catchpole?

Published: 6 April 2021 Publisher: Faber & Faber Illustrator: Karen George Pages: 32 Format: Picture Book ★   ★   ★   ★  – 4 Stars This is the experience of one-legged Joe, a child who just wants to have fun in the playground. Constantly seen first for his disability, Joe is fed up of only ever being asked about […]

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