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All the Animals Where I Live

Philip C. Stead‘s picture book, All the Animals Where I Live, wanders through life in the country, stream-of-conscious-style, and introduces us to the characters the author (and his ninety-year-old neighbour) sees on any given day. The quiet life, the artistic life, … Continue reading

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Real Cowboys

Real cowboys are quiet, gentle and safe. They listen and are patient. This beautiful picture book by Kate Hoefler and Jonathan Bean shows cowboys who do the long slow work of herding cattle, and the skills they need for that, which … Continue reading

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Señor Pancho Had a Rancho

Señor Pancho Had a Rancho is a fun mash up of Old MacDonald Had a Farm with verses in Spanish and English. A pronunciation guide and author’s note complete the farmer dance. Written by René Colato Laínez and illustrated by … Continue reading

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