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25

The Little Girl Who Did… What?!!!

children's book - cover image - The Little Girl Who Did... What - Dupuy
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The narrow minds of "Narrow" discover love and community openness through a little girl whose only special quality is that she farts butterflies.

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98

The Boy of the Painted Cave

A cave boy opposes beliefs of elders and tribal society.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Rejected by the tribe for his club foot, Tao's success as a cave artist depended on choosing between his tribe's mystical traditions and the truth of his own experience.

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83

Favorite Medieval Tales

Medieval stories remind us of a World where irrationality all the more common, both as the cause of problems and as the touted solution.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A cleanly written, entertaining and educational anthology of the most outstanding medieval legends.

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45

Little Lions

children's book / cover image / Little Lions
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A cute description of cougar cubs under their mother's care, accompanied by simple illustrations.

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55

Pinduli

Cover image of dusty white hyena of the children's book "Pinduli
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Erasing details of her appearance with white dust, a young hyena uses her ghostly look to avenge the insults other animals directed at her.

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65

Arthur’s Chicken Pox

Arthur is sick in bed. What happens to him?
Plot-ThemeShort Review

D.W. learns not to be amused by another's misfortune when Arthur's chicken pox might prevent him from going to the circus with his family.

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75

Frog and Toad are Friends

Lobel's converse moral reflects how fault lies with those who do not appreciate the friendship they have received.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Five short stories showing rather gentle aspects of friendship, between Frog and Toad

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77

Days With Frog and Toad

Days With Frog and Toad offers children thoughtful fables.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

These five stories present: 1) timely productiveness, 2) persistent effort, 3) academic detachment, 4) a deception to correct an error, and 5) the nature of jumping to conclusions.

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36

Snow Day

children's book / cover image / Snow Day
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With school closed for a Snow Day, Little Critter plays outside until he is cold, after which Mum gives him hot chocolate by the fireplace.

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83

Frog and Toad Together

True friendship requires justice, by each.
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Five carefully themed stories present slavish adherence to plans, foolish impatience with Nature, the nature of will power, integrity in bravery, and loss of friends through one-up-man-ship.

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