Kemal Pamuk (Theo James) – made quite an impression considering the number of screen minutes.
Merry Christmas to chickadees everywhere!
Mr. Bates (Brendan Coyle): capturing him was tough, really tough!
Author: Nancy Jewel
Illustrator: Stefano Vitale
Publisher: Clarion Books, 1994 – out of print
Age: 3 and up
Themes: Christmas, nativity, animals
Opening: The donkey brought hay for the baby’s bed,the lamb brought fleece to pillow his head.
Summary: (from Amazon) A simple, eloquent story in rhyme about the animals that attended the Baby Jesus, illustrated with oil paintings done on wood; a work of art as well as an engaging version of the Nativity story.
Why I like this book: I enjoyed the very simple, almost soft spoken rhymes, but this book is absolutely beautiful. Yes, I was completely won over by the illustrations!
Resources/Activities: to be added later (little ‘academic emergency’ at the RoZo’s!)
For more Perfect Picture Book Friday picks and parent/teacher resources go to Susanna Hill’s blog – HERE
Almost forgot to post one today! Here is a quick sketch of the footman, Lang (Cal Macaninch), who suffered from PTSD, and consequently didn’t last too long in the Crawley household. But O’Brien showed him compassion and that was memorable!
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