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Six Pajama Press titles featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens

May 20th, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that six recent Pajama Press titles have been selected and featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens: Ben Says Goodbye—STARRED SELECTION 978-1-927485-79-8  Hardcover with dust jacket Written by Sarah Ellis Illustrated by Kim La Fave Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants […]

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School Library Journal reviews Once Upon a Line

December 17th, 2015

“The cover asks, ‘Where do stories come from? How do ideas begin?’ and the title answers, ‘Once upon a line.’ The book begins with a Harris Burdick–like framing device describing a folder of pictures found inside an old steamer trunk. Readers are invited to take the paintings and a humorous beginning line to develop original […]

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“A masterpiece!”—Resource Links reviews Once Upon a Line

November 2nd, 2015

“Join the magic pen on a journey through the imagination and its stories. Wallace Edwards’ Once Upon a Line is the ultimate springboard to story writing for individual readers or for whole class endeavours. Starter sentences combined with beautifully illustrated colour pictures of a possible story line are set out on each page, where the […]

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Once Upon a Line an “interactive, imaginative book” —Booklist

October 6th, 2015

“This interactive, imaginative book opens with the drawing of a single line, used in each illustration that follows. Edwards charges the reader to identify that line in each of the completed illustrations. (It’s a tough game, but don’t worry, there is an answer sheet at the back.) Readers are then challenged to complete the story […]

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Once Upon a Line “is an educator’s delight,” says CM Magazine

September 8th, 2015

“…Edwards’ work is an educator’s delight as it offers countless instructional opportunities in storytelling, creative writing, and visual arts. Children will unquestionably enjoy the interactive nature of the book and how it openly invites them to make the stories their own. Perhaps most importantly, Once Upon a Line allows children to recognize that even the […]

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