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A Leaf Can Be

All of the month of May and the beginning of June kept me busy with preparations for attending my first book conference.

The 21st Century Children Nonfiction Book Conference was an amazing experience. I was able to attend workshops, panel discussions and social networking events with numerous engaging authors and publishers. 

I highly recommend the book written by one of the conference presenters, Laurie Salas Purdie, for your little ones. 

Her book,  A Leaf Can Be, is incredibly enchanting and a great inspiration piece to use with the fun art projects I wrote about in my last two Spring posts,

Spilt Milk

“Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.”—Anais Nin

Do you remember, as a child, lying in the grass on a warm summer day, looking up at the sky, watching the clouds change formation as the wind tossed them across the blue landscape?

This is the magic that's captured in the charming little picture book, 
It Looked Like Spilt Milkby Charles G. Shaw, published in 1947.

The graphics in the book are simple white shapes against a blue background. The back cover entices you with the verbiage, “Sometimes it looked like Spilt Milk.
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