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Mitchell’s License by Hallie Durand; illustrated by Tony Fucile

(Ages 2-6)

Durand has written a sweet and funny story about a boy who hates going to bed until her gets his license to drive his very cute dad. Fucile’s simple yet wonderfully expressive illustrations elevate the story into the realm of a favorite!

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Bink and Gollie by Alison McGhee & Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by Tony Fucile

(Ages 4-8, great early reader)

My favorite book of 2010! A perfect blend of amazing writing and genius illustrations, Bink and GollieBink and Gollie is truly incomparable. is the sweet, funny, and smart story of two best friends, their socks, pancakes, and a fish. Brilliant in every particular and utterly unique,

 

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Dinosaur vs. the Potty by Bob Shea

It’s the ultimate battle of wills in Dinosaur vs. the Potty! Shea has a fun, simple style and a sense of humor that is great for both kids and adults. Plus, who doesn’t love to roar during storytime?

 

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Shadow Spinner by Susan Fletcher

(Ages 10-14)

Fletcher’s wonderful writing will transport you into another world in this retelling of the story of Shahrazad. Although chock-full of strong women, political intrigue, and palace spies, at its core Shadow Spinner is about the power of stories to transform a person’s heart and mind.

 

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