Perfect Picture Book Friday: BUTTERNUT Plus PB Critique Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. Young children need laughter and joy in their lives – and here’s a book that will deliver smiles galore. It’s a BRAND NEW picture book from the lovely Jill Dana who is offering a Picture Book Critique as a giveaway – and when a Rate Your Story judge provides feedback on your manuscript, you know you’ve won something special! Make sure you leave a comment on this blog post for a chance to win!

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: Llama, Llama and the Bully Goat

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s time for a Perfect Picture Book review and craft activity.

The book I’m recommending is one that belongs on every school library shelf, as well as in every home. It addresses the problem of bullying – an issue of concern in schools and playgrounds everywhere. In fact, I’ve prepared a kid’s anti-bullying toolkit guide with some simple action steps to take. It’s a free gift when you sign up to get my awesome quarterly newsletter:

Reading a picture book with your child creates a bond. It also gives you an opportunity to talk about sensitive issues like bullying.



Written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney

Publisher: Viking Juvenile (2013)

Ages: 3-5+

Themes: Bullying


Opening Lines:

“Llama, llama busy day.

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