Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Thingamabob

When an everyday item seems alien, you have yourself a Thingamabob. With humour and playful repetition, Il Sung Na‘s expressive elephant ponders what to do with the red pointy object we know as an umbrella. Take a look around for curious objects … Continue reading


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The Monstore

When Zack buys a monster, the monster doesn’t keep his sister away as promised. “Sorry. No Returns. No Exchanges,” the manager tells Zack. More and more monsters don’t fix the problem–instead they create new problems. The Monstore is a fun romp for … Continue reading

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What’s Up Duck? A Book of Opposites

Ducks and opposites. Simple. Cute. Chubby board book pages. Great for a fast read or slow picture study. This book is intended for the very young, but try it as a model for elementary students making their own simple word … Continue reading

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Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons

Some places in North America are still getting snow even though it’s officially spring (and summer’s right around the corner, right?). Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by the fabulous Il Sung Na follows an arctic hare who changes from white to tan in … Continue reading

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