Friendship Picture Books

Me, Toma and the Concrete Garden

Written by Andrew Larsen, Illustrated by Anne Villeneuve Me, Toma and the Concrete Garden is a touching tale of family and friendship. As Vincent stays with his aunt Mimi for the summer, he does not anticipate what adventures he will have. As his new friendship blooms, so do the mysterious “dirt balls” that Aunt Mimi …

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Wintercake

Written and Illustrated by Lynne Rae Perkins Thomas has saved apples, berries, plums, apricots, grapes, and cherries all year in preparation for his wintercake (known to us as fruitcake.) On Winter’s Eve Thomas has lost his basket of fruit and is heartbroken. He believes that without the traditional wintercake the holiday is ruined. His friend …

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How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

Written and Illustrated by Helen Stephens Beautifully illustrated, this book tells of the adventures of a pet lion trying to be with his human on Christmas. The story hints at the lengths that friends will go to in order to be together for the holidays. Reviewed by Marni Allred, Media Clerk, Robert Frost ElementaryRating: ★★★★★ …

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Perfect

Written and Illustrated by Max Amato Eraser likes his pages nice and clean. Pencil likes to mark the pages. Just little marks at first. Then the marks get bigger and fill the whole page. What can Eraser do? The scribbles are everywhere! Can Eraser be creative and have something besides a clean page? Maybe Eraser …

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