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Mark Blevis and Andrea Ross

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Author: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson Illustrator: R. Gregory Christie (on JOMB) Published: 2009 CarolRhoda Books (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780822567646 This true tale of swindlers, slayers, smarts and skill will lasso listeners of all stripes. Other biographies on JOMB: It’s A Snap! George Eastman’s First Photograph One Beetle Too Many — The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin […]
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Sep 4, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Monica Kulling (on JOMB) Illustrator: Bill Slavin Published: 2009 Tundra Books (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780887768811 Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was the compact camera. This sprightly tale of curiosity and determination puts the spotlight on the inventive young man who made photographers of all of us, one improvement at a time. […]
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Sep 2, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Katia Novet Saint-Lot (on JOMB) Illustrator: Dimitrea Tokunbo (on JOMB) Published: 2008 Tilbury House (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780884482987 Earth toned images of bustling Nigerian swelter contrast with the book-bound allure of a world of frost and snow in this tale of a young boy pondering the pros and cons of literacy. More books and […]
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Aug 28, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Jeanne Willis (on JOMB) Illustrator: Tony Ross (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Andersen Press (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780761351511 Unrealistically scrawny pop culture ideals, issues of acceptance and fears of unhealthy body image have made fitness and healthy eating tricky issues to address. This brazenly British picture book pulls no punches about the dangers of the […]
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Aug 26, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Vanessa Newton (on JOMB) Illustrator: Vanessa Newton Published: 2009 Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781934706909 Spot-on sixties-style illustrations, simple, springboard text and a soulful, sing along refrain shine a celebratory light on 18 individuals who stood tall and opened doors for generations. More freedom reading on JOMB: Night Running: How James Escaped with the Help […]
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Aug 19, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Yumi Heo (on JOMB) Illustrator: Yumi Heo Published: 2009 Schwartz & Wade (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780375847189 Simple first person narrative, cheerful illustrations and charming child-like details make this task-by-task countdown to the arrival of a long awaited sibling sweet reading for any child. More tales of family welcoming and adoption on JOMB: The Red […]
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Aug 14, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Lynley Dodd (on JOMB) Illustrator: Lynley Dodd Published: 1987 Tricycle Press (on JOMB) ISBN: 9781582463070 Six bark-along pooches, homey illustrations and spirited verse — what youngster could resist this slightly retro, rhyming micro-adventure? More rhyming dog reading on JOMB: Fun Dog, Sun Dog Don’t Lick the Dog Stella, Unleashed! Biscuits in the Cupboard Good […]
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Aug 7, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Gene Barretta (on JOMB) Illustrator: Gene Barretta Published: 2009 Henry Holt and Co (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780805087031 Playful, edge-to-edge illustrations and cheerily worded nuggets of history, mystery, physics, and biology paint a thrilling picture of a brilliantly curious and creative man that will tickle the scientist in all of us. Right now, you can […]
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Aug 5, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Bob Crelin (on JOMB) Illustrator: Leslie Evans (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Charlesbridge (on JOMB) ISBN: 9781570917851 New, crescent, quarter, gibbous and full then all the way back to new, this ingeniously illustrated poem gives us a solid understanding and new appreciation for our revolving neighbour. UNESCO has designated 2009 as International Year of Astronomy. […]
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Jul 31, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Barbara Jean Hicks (on JOMB) Illustrator: Sue Hendra (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Knopf (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780375956867 Gasping, gobbling, grinning, crunching and belching, seven sherbet-coloured monsters revel in outrage at their broccoli-loving readers in this rhyming enticement to eat green. Blueberry-eating books mentioned: Irving and Muktuk: Two Bad Bears Sleepover Larry More food on […]
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Jul 29, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Cindy McKinley (on JOMB) Illustrator: Mary Gregg Byrne (on JOMB) Published: 2002 Illumination Arts (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780935699234 Simple gestures, rippling kindness and true smiles are the stars of this inspiring invitation to share some brightness and chance a wave of well-being. Other books mentioned: Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed For more about spreading a […]
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Jul 24, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Jarrett Krosoczka (on JOMB) Illustrator: Jarrett Krosoczka Published: 2009 Knopf (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780375846847 Lunch Lady arrived this week and our young Jarrett fans were on these books “like cheese on macaroni”. Today Lucy (10) and Bayla (8) share their thoughts on the first two books in this zany graphic novel series. For a behind […]
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Jul 15, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Mem Fox (on JOMB) Illustrator: Pamela Lofts (on JOMB) Published: 2005 Harcourt (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780152163181 Amidst mauve and pink Australian sunsets, this lyrically told and beautifully illustrated tale reminds us of the underrated pleasures of simply loving. Other books mentioned: Elizabeti’s Doll We’d love to hear your thoughts on a favourite children’s book. […]
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Jul 10, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Abigail Yasgur & Joseph Lipner Illustrator: Barbara Mendes (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Change The Universe Press ISBN: 9780615211442 Exuberant, edge-to-edge illustrations and simple rhyme salute a generous dairy farmer who took a chance on four kids, their dream and the prospect of peace. You can watch Max Yasgur addressing the crowd at Woodstock, 1969, […]
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Jul 3, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Judy Sierra (on JOMB) Illustrator: Melissa Sweet (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Knopf (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780375840029 From skittery stalling to splendorous, sweet slumber, alphabet families do the bedtime wrestle in this fabulously illustrated preschool rhyme. Other books mentioned: The Scrambled States of America Talent Show More alphabet reading on JOMB: Carmine: A Little More […]
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Jul 1, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen Illustrator: Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen Published: 2009 Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585364176 Doey eyes, gangly legs and silent, tangible devotion make this true tale of rescue, regret and release a thought provoking look at the value of life and freedom. Other books mentioned: Saving Samantha: A True Story We’d love to […]
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Jun 26, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Christine Ford (on JOMB) & Trish Holland (on JOMB) Illustrator: David Diaz (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Golden Books (on JOMB) ISBN: 978-0-375-84752-3 Warmth and well being radiate from stylized Inuit seascapes and gently lapping prose in this soothing bedtime confirmation of safety, connectedness and parental love. More bedtime reading on JOMB: I Need My […]
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Jun 24, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Idries Shah (on JOMB) Illustrator: Natasha Delmar (on JOMB) Published: 2006 Hoopoe Books (on JOMB) ISBN: 1883536421 This delicately illustrated tale of travel and tragedy reminds us that today’s disaster just might be a necessary step towards the ultimate attainment of our heart’s desire. Other books mentioned: The Farmer’s Wife The Clever Boy and […]
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Jun 19, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Paul Fleischman (on JOMB) Illustrator: David Roberts (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Candlewick Press (on JOMB) ISBN: 0763624985 Clean lines, comical details and snappy, generous first person narration sweep us into this suspenseful tale of strategy, solidarity and overlooked superpowers. Other books mentioned: Iggy Peck, Architect The Mysterious Benedict Society Miss Nelson is Missing More […]
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Jun 17, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Kenneth Oppel (on JOMB) Illustrators: Steve Johnson (on JOMB) & Lou Fancher (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Harper Collins (on JOMB) ISBN: 0060753722 Dexterous textile, text and recipe clipping collage are the pièce de résistance of this delectable adventure in talent, teamwork, travel — and sneaked treats! More gallivanting animals on JOMB: Safe and Sound […]
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Jun 12, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Gregory Tang (on JOMB) Illustrator: Harry Briggs (on JOMB) Published: 2002 Scholastic (on JOMB) ISBN: 0439210445 Catchy, four-line rhymes and an energetic animal cast aim to take the sting out of multiplication long before the onset of Times Table Torture. More math on JOMB: On the Scale, a Weighty Tale Missing Math (A Number […]
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Jun 10, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Jonah Winter (on JOMB) Illustrator: André Carrilho (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Schwartz & Wade (on JOMB) ISBN: 0375837388 Chapters.ca Amazon.com Gilded, stylized illustrations, scads of stats and lilting, laid back narration present an inspiring tale of persistence, power, poise and prevalent potential in this intimate look at the short but striking career of one […]
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Jun 5, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Deborah Heiligman (on JOMB) Illustrator: Tim Bowers (on JOMB) Published: 2005 Marshall Cavendish (on JOMB) ISBN: 0761455310 Chapters.ca Amazon.com Sunshine, shenanigans and loads of jingly rhyme make this cheery little board book a perfect preschool pick. Other books mentioned: Kid Tea HOTLINE VOICES: Twin sisters Rosie (6) and Ronnie (6) tell us about their […]
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Jun 3, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Wendelin Van Draanen (on JOMB) Illustrator: Stephen Gilpin (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Knopf (on JOMB) ISBN: 0375843779 Chapters.ca Amazon.com One wisecracking lizard, one over-caffeinated monkey and 200 pages of action, attitude and assombroso alliteration transform run-of-the-mill read-aloud adults into comedy superstars. Talk about the greatest power! You can check out Lucy & Bayla’s Sticky-inspired […]
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May 27, 2009 Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis
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Author: Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (on JOMB) Illustrator: Margot Tomes (on JOMB) Published: 1976 Marshall Cavendish (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780761455462 Chapters.ca Amazon.com With its chatty narrative, droll dialogue and playfully illustrated play-by-play, this plucky retelling of the traditional Slavic tale is practically bound theatre. Other books mentioned: Brave Irene The Three Sillies Cupid and Psyche […]