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Bark, George

What happens when a puppy won’t bark? Bark, George by Jules Feiffer is a fun, unpredictable text for the young and nonconformist. Illustrations are cartoonish, hinting at comic undertones and hyperbole. Read it to the very young for laughter, and read with … Continue reading

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Last Laughs: Animal Epitaphs

There’s something irresistible about morbidity and picture books. It starts with the cover of Last Laughs:  Animal Epitaphs. Two critters in a gray pet cemetery, pointing at gravestones. One in the distance–you’ll have to hold the covers open so you can see … Continue reading

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