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Sky Pig highly recommended by Resource Links

June 15th, 2016

“A whimsical story about a pig named Ollie, who wants to fly, and his best friend, Jack, who wants to help him succeed. Of course, pigs can’t fly, but Ollie’s determination to try and try and try sends a clear message to the reading audience—never give up on your dream and keep on trying to […]

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Resource Links praises Elephant Journey by Rob Laidlaw and Brian Deines

December 22nd, 2015

“A book that combines the true story of transporting three elephants from the Toronto Zoo to a new home in California in 2013, and factual information about elephants. The details about this removal from the zoo to a Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) sanctuary in Calavaras County, California are precise. Details of the death of […]

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Resource Links praises “sweet and simple” Kiss, Kiss

December 22nd, 2015

“This very sweet and simple tale describes many types of kisses in a language very young children will understand and appreciate—e.g. ‘You can do it once, or twice. 100 times is very nice.’ Each type of kiss illustrates the different varieties of relationships to parents, grandparents, pets etc., found in a small child’s life. The […]

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Timo’s Garden “beautifully illustrated,” “timeless,” and “heartfelt”—Resource Links

December 21st, 2015

“In this beautifully illustrated beginning chapter book, Victoria Allenby has introduced a lovely menagerie of animal friends, a timeless theme of the trials of friendships, and a whimsical and heartfelt text. When Timo hears about the upcoming Toadstool Corners’ Great, Green Garden Tour, he is both excited to enter the fun contest, and concerned about […]

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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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Bad Pirate “Highly Recommended” by Resource Links

October 30th, 2015

“Captain Barnacle Garrick displayed all the characteristics of the typical bad pirate; he was saucy, bold and selfish. His daughter, Augusta, however did not follow the pattern. Around the pirate ship she was kind-hearted and helpful, never saucy and bold. She could never be a bad pirate until she did something selfish! Was now the […]

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