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Lenny & Lucy by Philip & Erin Stead

by Kris L | Oct 20, 2015
Picture books!  What's not to love?  Storytelling via an interplay of words and art -- picture books are a unique medium that capture the imagination of readers of all ages. 

One of my personal favorites this year is Lenny & Lucy, written and illustrated by the Caldecott-award-winning team of Philip and Erin Stead.  They have created a gentle story about Peter and his dog, Harold, who move to a new home, smack in the middle of a deep, dark woods.  The illustrations bring to life how big and scary moving to a new house can be for a child, but also how warm and sweet it can be to settle in and make new friends.  You really have to see this book -- I truly believe you will want to read it over and over!

 Lenny and Lucy

Lenny & Lucy is one of the books being considered for the ACPL Mock Caldecott award, which will be decided on Saturday, December 12.  If you would like to be a part of this event, or for more information, please visit the library's events calendar, or call Children's Services at 260-421-1220.  

More great titles are pinned to the ACPL Mock Caldecott Pinterest Board!   We'll be getting together to discuss and vote on these titles on Saturday, December 12, 2015. 

Happy Reading!

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