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Featured Book

Blocks Book Cover

Author and Illustrator:  Irene Dickson

  1. Interactive Story Time & Prompt Cards
  2. Activity:  Tell a Block Story

This truly delightful story uses large double-page spreads to share the experiences of Ruby and Benji on a typical day in school. I applaud the publisher who recognized that these pictures needed to be big and expansive and created an 11” x 11” book size. Young children will be able to easily follow the story line through the expressive faces and recognizable body postures of the main characters. The events from beginning to end would probably have occurred over a 6 minute time span but here we get to watch the play experience unfold step by step.

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