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This lovely picture book by Canadian Leslie Davidson is a delight on every page. Beautifully illustrated by Laura Bifano, In the Red Canoe features a girl and her grandfather sharing delights and discoveries of nature as they paddle a lake. Davidson uses a four-line rhyming scheme (abcb) that begs to be read aloud: “We find a place to hunt for frogs, a secret, muddy beach. How do they always know to stay just one hop out of reach?” The full-bleed, painterly illustrations of gouache are lush and detailed and large enough for sharing at a group storytime. An excellent lapshare too - expect young readers’ fingers to explore and linger on the pages as the story dips below the water and high in the sky. See my full review at https://mmbookshelf.wordpress.com/201...
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