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Whoever You Are

By Mem Fox, Illustrated by Leslie Staub
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Little one, / whoever you are, / wherever you are, / there are little ones / just like you / all over the world. So begins the Australian author Mem Fox’s joyful picture book Whoever You Are, a celebration of the world’s diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences. Leslie Straub’s innovative, colorful, folk art style oil paintings of children from all corners of the globe are bordered with photographs of hand-carved, bejeweled frames and they all reflect Fox’s message that no matter where we come from, within our hearts Joys are the same, / and love is the same. / Pain is the same, / and blood is the same. A gem! “

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February 28, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

I’m Australian Too

Not only for little kids…

By Mem Fox, Illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh
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Celebrating Australia’s incredible multicultural heritage.

I’m Australian! How about you? Many people from many places have come across the seas, to make Australia their home. How Australian is that?

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February 28, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

Melody’s Mostly Musical Day

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January 13, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Under the Moon

under-the-moonUnder the Moon: Jazz Standards and Lullabies
by The Secret Mountain

13 jazz classics, including “Come Rain or Come Shine”, “Moon River” and “Winter Wonderland”, recorded by singing legends (Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Mel Tormé, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Ella Fitzgerald, Audrey Hepburn…), that evoke the
different seasons and will rock young children into a sweet, blissful sleep. Lyrics and brief explanatory notes with whimsical, dream-like
illustrations accompany each featured song.

December 21, 2016 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

Sing The Cold Winter Away

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December 19, 2016 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

Butterfly Ball

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by Roger Glover

The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast is a concept album and subsequent live rock opera appearing in 1974 and 1975 respectively, based on the children’s poem of a similar title. The album cover design is from Alan Aldridge’s design for a 1973 book based on the poem.

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December 2, 2016 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

My Darlin’ Eileen

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