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Abby and Jack Review Two New Children’s Books

Abigail is back, this time with her friend Jack to review two new children’s picture books. Jack tackles Zachariah Ohora’s latest fuzzy caper involving a pair of apartment-dwelling felines, while Abby looks at a canine compare-and-contrast board book by French illustrator Élo. Both are great choices for early readers to enjoy during the dog (and

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Lucy, by Randy Cecil

Lucy, by Randy Cecil; Candlewick Press, $19.99, 144 pages, ages 4-8. Lucy is a homeless dog living on the streets of Bloomville, and every morning she trots to an apartment building where she waits on the stoop for little Eleanor to drop a piece of string from her window to play with the pup. Meanwhile,

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@hmhco  @lorimortensen  @MichaelAAustin Batwings and Bicycles at Home on the Prairie Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range, by Lori Mortensen, illustrated by Michael Allen Austin; Clarion Books, $16.99, 32 pages, ages 3-7. In this adventurous follow-up to Cowpoke Clyde and Dirty Dawg, an advertisement for a shiny Springer bicycle convinces Clyde to trade in his spurs

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Gone to the DogsTwo middle-grade readers for kids who know that dogs are loyal to the end.  A Handful of Stars, by Cynthia Lord; Scholastic Press, $16.99, 184 pages, ages 10-13. Every summer, migrant families travel from as far as Mexico to harvest blueberries in a remote part of Downeast Maine, and local residents generally

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