Thursday, February 4, 2021

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Come, Read With Me


Authored by Margriet Ruurs

Illustrated by Christine Wei




Specs



* Ages:  3-5
* Grade Level:  PS +
* Hardcover:  32 pages
* Publisher:  Orca Book Publishers
* Pub. Date:  May 11, 2021
* Themes:  fairy tales, poetry, classic children's literature, magical lands, bedtime stories
* Language:  English



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The Book





This is a wonderful adventure story featuring a story-within-a-bedtime-story.  Two small girls travel though a magical imaginary world and encounter many characters from classic fairy tales.  

Written in rhyme that is embedded in colourful, detailed illustrations, this book makes a perfect read aloud.  The girls encounter timeless characters from Puss in Boots, The Pied Piper of Hamlin, Hansel and Gretel, Charlotte's Web, Humpty Dumpty and Alice in Wonderland.  A great follow up would be securing these classics and introducing them to your child also.  

The author's bestselling book "Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey" won the Bolen Books Children's Book Prize (207) and was shortlisted for many other awards.  This is a wonderful clever book that I highly recommend.  



Storywraps Rating - 5 HUGS! 


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Meet the Author






Margriet Ruurs is the author of forty books for children, many of which are award-winning titles, including Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey, which won the Bolen Books Children's Book Prize. Margriet's love of reading and writing children's books was nurtured from an early age through fairy tales and poetry. She works with teachers, parents and children in schools around the world, conducting writing workshops and author presentations. Margriet lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.



About the Illustrator


Born in Taiwan and currently based in Vancouver, Christine Wei has a bachelor of fine arts with a major in illustration from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Christine’s works are often inspired by and about the natural, social and cultural landscapes around her, and she incorporates nature-inspired patterns in the landscapes and objects she paints.


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