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Ama's Picture Books

My grandmother recently left me her entire collection of picture books and children's literature. The entire collection is comprised of over 300 books. I am attempting to read as many as possible in 2014.
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November 2014
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reviewed: The Wise Men's Camel Boy
This is a short, sweet story, much like a marshmallow. There's not a lot of substance and it won't stick with you too long.
The Wise Men's camel boy - Hazel Stein
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reviewed: The Twelve Days of Christmas
I enjoyed this book, but I wish every page had a lenticular illustration (maybe that wasn't possible with the construction of...
The Twelve Days of Christmas - Accord Publishing, Jade Fang
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reviewed: The 12 Days of Christmas
I really like Sabuda's style, but the text is different from the one I know (the numbers are all mixed up). It doesn't keep i...
The Night Before Christmas/Twelve Days of Christmas - Robert Sabuda
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reviewed: The Night Before Christmas
story by Clement Clarke Moore, pop up by Robert Sabuda I enjoyed this pop up book a lot. It's simply designed and pretty cl...
Robert Sabuda's The Night Before Christmas - Robert Sabuda, Clement C. Moore
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text: The Night Before Christmas
I cannot find this edition on booklikes. Mine has illustrations by Arthur Rackham and was published by Derrydale Books. I s...
November 2014
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July 2014
30
reviewed: Wonderstruck
by Brian Selznick I don't know that I enjoyed the integration of pictures and words as much as I did in The Invention of Hu...
Wonderstruck - Brian Selznick
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July 2014
29
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July 2014
28
reviewed: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
I'm guessing Cats the musical was based on these poems (never seen the show). I don't love cats, and the poems weren't that...
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - Edward Gorey, T.S. Eliot
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reviewed: Kubla Khan
I don't love this poem, and I didn't understand half of the illustrations. It's a good looking book, but not my favorite pop ...
Kubla Khan: A Pop-Up Version of Coleridge's Classic - Nick Bantock, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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