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Favorite Childhood Picture Book(s)

For November 2017, we will be reading picture books.

Favorite Childhood Picture Book(s)

Post Number:#1 by hsimone
» 14 Nov 2017, 04:08

Reflecting back, that are so many good picture books out there. What picture books come to mind as you were growing up? Why were these so important to you?

I remember growing up with some of the Little Golden Books! The one that comes to mind more is The Poky Little Puppy. What I liked most about this book were the illustrations. I wasn't a very strong reader growing up, so the illustrations were key for me to even open a book.
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Re: Favorite Childhood Picture Book(s)

Post Number:#2 by johappy
» 14 Nov 2017, 22:16

I think of that book about the hungry caterpillar. I also had a lot of those little golden books when I was little! I was obsessed with the Little Critter books, mostly.
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Post Number:#3 by Lincolnshirelass
» 15 Nov 2017, 05:50

The Gruffalo!
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Post Number:#4 by melissy370
» 15 Nov 2017, 20:04

Are you my mother. Loved that book
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Post Number:#5 by Elena Marianne
» 16 Nov 2017, 18:03

I still remember very clearly the images of my favorite childhood picture book, a book about a teddy bear that got lost in the forest and his quest to find his home. Although it didn't have any text, the pictures were so beautiful and narrating that I didn't realize there was no text until I was old enough to read it myself and I couldn't find any word to read. Sadly I forgot the name, but in my imagination it's called "The adventures of Teddy".
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Post Number:#6 by Lincolnshirelass
» 17 Nov 2017, 03:40

I also always loved pop-up books and books with tabs you pulled out and lifted up. I had a wonderful Christmas one where you could make Santa pop in and out of the chimney.
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Post Number:#7 by Gnome
» Yesterday, 08:46

“Hatty Batty, the Bookworm Witch”

I’m pretty sure it was the book that started my love of both books and fantasy.
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