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Mr. and Mrs. Bunny–Detectives Extraordinaire!

If you are against non-union lettuce and for clothing made from used dental floss, this is your book. Polly Horvath has written a fantastical kidnapping plot with a zany cast of characters including The Marmot, Madeline, a hooman (in fox-speak) … Continue reading

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Everything on a Waffle

Delightful. Here is another book with voice, but I think you could pick out any sentence and use it to teach conventions.  For example, “‘Oh, Miss Perfidy,’ I whispered to her as I was jostled aside by doctors and nurses … Continue reading

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