Perfect Picture Book Friday: THE STALKING SEAGULLS Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends! The warmer weather reminds me of many happy summer days spent on the beach at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York where I grew up. And thinking of the beach reminds me of many snacks lost to marauding seagulls! When I saw this new book by the lovely Michelle Vattula, I knew I wanted to share it with you.

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Happy Book Birthday: NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY

Some of the books that are launching recently seem so perfect for the current world situation – I wonder if the authors had ESP!  This one, for example!

Let’s sing an extra-ordinary Happy Birthday to Lisa Katzenberger’s latest picture book:

NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY

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Happy Book Birthday: WAKAWAKALOCH Plus Giveaway

LET’S ALL SING HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Chana Stiefel’s newest picture book that launches TODAY:

Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to WAKAWAKALOCH, Happy Birthday to You!

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MY NAME IS WAKAWAKALOCH

Written by Chana Stiefel

Illustrated by Mary Sullivan

Published by HMH Books for Young Readers (August 27, 2019)

Here’s a bit about the book:

No one can pronounce Wakawakaloch’s name. Why couldn’t she be called something simple . . . like Gloop? That’s a name you can find on a T-shirt! But after a visit with her village’s elder, Wakawakaloch discovers what her name means, and how powerful names can be. Gloop may be easy to say, but the girl who helps her friends embrace differences and wear their names proudly? Her name is Wakawakaloch!

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