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 No One is Angry Today by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Marc Boutavant

 No One is Angry Today by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Marc Boutavant. Translated by David Colmer. Gecko Press, 2021. 9781776573455 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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Inside the Suitcase by Clotilde Perrin

Inside the Suitcase by Clotilde Perrin, translated by Daniel Hahn.  Gecko Press, 2020.  9781776573431 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  5 Format: Hardcover/lift-the-flap Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In this magical … Continue reading

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Hattie + Olaf – Frida Nilsson, illustrated by Stina Wirsén

     Hattie + Olaf – Frida Nilsson, illustrated by Stina Wirsén, translated by Julia Marshall, Gecko Press, (9781776573172), (c2006 Sweden), 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you … Continue reading

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Little Bird’s Day by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr

Little Bird’s Day by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr. Blue Dot, 2021. 9781736226469 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or Starred review)  4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? Morgan, a prolific … Continue reading

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Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest written and illustrated by Ole Könnecke, translated by Shelley Tanaka

Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest written and illustrated by Ole Könnecke, translated by Shelley Tanaka. Gecko Press, 2021. 9781776573950 Format: Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or Starred review)  4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Tiny Woman’s Coat by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Giselle Clarkson

The Tiny Woman’s Coat by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Giselle Clarkson. Gecko Press, c1987, 2021. 9781776573424 Format: Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? On … Continue reading

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Seahorses Are Sold Out – Text by Constanze Spengler, Illustrations by Katja Gehrmann

Seahorses Are Sold Out – Text by Constanze Spengler, Illustrations by Katja Gehrmann, Gecko Press, 9781776573851, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture Books What did you like about the book?  … Continue reading

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Leilong the Library Bus by Julia Liu, illustrated by Bei Lynn

  Leilong the Library Bus by Julia Liu, illustrated by Bei Lynn, translated by Helen Wang, Gecko Press, 9781776573318, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Do Animals Fall in Love? by Katharina von der Gathen, illustrated by Anke Kuhl

Do Animals Fall in Love? by Katharina von der Gathen, illustrated by Anke Kuhl. Translated by Shelley Tanaka. Gecko Press, 2021. 9781776572915 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Pablo by Rascal

Pablo by Rascal. Translated by Antony Shugaar. Gecko Press, 2021. 9781776573240 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Pablo is an egg, and chances … Continue reading

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