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Whittington

Armstrong, Alan (Author)
Schindler, S.D. (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2006. 196 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, cats, cooperation, country life, family life, farm animals, friendship, grandparents, historical figures, learning to read, story within a story
 
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Mole Music

McPhail, David (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2001. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fantasy, happiness, inspiration, kindness, moles, music, musical instruments, story within a story, violins
 
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The Whisper

Zagarenski, Pamela (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, creativity, fantasy, imagination, inspiration, reading, story within a story, storytelling, words
 
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The Wreck of the Zephyr

Van Allsburg, Chris (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Boats, fantasy, flight, illustrations (pastels), imagination, morals, sailing, story within a story
 
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The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale

Brett, Jan (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animals, clothing, cumulative stories, folktales, recurrent patterns, sharing, story within a story, winter
 
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How to Read a Story

Messner, Kate (Author)
Siegel, Mark (Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 2015. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, humour, illustrations (watercolours), instructions, learning to read, literacy, reading, second-person narration, story within a story
 
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Black and White

Macaulay, David (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: City and country life, multiple narrators, multiple stories, non-linear stories, parallel stories, perspectives, story within a story
 
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Town Mouse, Country Mouse

Brett, Jan (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2003. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: City and country life, comparisons, envy, fables, mice, story within a story
 
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Afterworlds

Westerfeld, Scott (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2015. 600 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Afterlife, creative writing, diversity, fantasy, first romantic relationships, identity, LGBTQ, metafiction, new adult, parallel stories, story within a story, supernatural
 
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The Plot Chickens

Auch, Mary Jane (Author/Illustrator)
Auch, Herm (Illustrator)
Holiday House 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Authors, books, chickens, independence, perseverance, rejection, speech bubbles, story within a story, writing
 
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Winter Moon Song

Brooks, Martha (Author)
Ruifernández, Leticia (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Folktales, rabbits, singing, story within a story, traditions, winter
 
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The Lost Christmas Gift

Beckham, Andrew (Author/Illustrator)
Princeton Architectural Press 2012. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Christmas, family history, fathers and sons, illustrations (photographs), magic, memories, mythological creatures, story within a story, translucent pages
 
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The Three Snow Bears

Brett, Jan (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Arctic, fairy tale adaptations, Goldilocks, Inuit, polar bears, snow, story within a story, winter
 
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The Summer My Father Was Ten

Brisson, Pat (Author)
Shine, Andrea (Illustrator)
Boyds Mills Press 1999. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fathers and daughters, forgiveness, gardens, illustrations (watercolours), intergenerational relationships, mischief, neighbours, story within a story
 
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The Mischievians

Joyce, William (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2013. 52 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cause and effect, exaggeration, humour, imaginary creatures, imagination, interviews, questions, story within a story
 
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Something From Nothing

Gilman, Phoebe (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic Canada 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Families, grandfathers, Jewish folktales, recurrent patterns, resourcefulness, sewing, story within a story
 
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Wolves

Gravett, Emily (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2006. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Illustrations (collage), libraries, rabbits, reading, story within a story, surprise endings, wolves
 
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Zen Shorts

Muth, Jon J. (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2005. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Forgiveness, generosity, giant pandas, illustrations (watercolours), perspectives, philosophy, story within a story, storytelling
 
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