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MTM – Childrens Lit

on September 21, 2009
If you’re looking for the Save One Mammy post, it’s here.

Like I said last week, I’m really excited about this theme. I love books, especially childrens books. Click here to see what everyone else came up with.

Froglet and I picked Star Seeker as our book. It’s actually on loan from a friend but we love it so much we’re definitely going to buy a copy. We love the poetry, the illustrations and the explanations about the Solar System in the back. It’s a great book for any kid interested in outer space.

Click on the photo to get a closer look… I think… Anyway clockwise from right we have:

Cookies on Venus = a gingerbread rocket
Mars, the red planet = bread roll covered in tomato paste
Fireworks on Pluto = yoghurt and raspberries with sprinkles
Moons and asteroids = cheese and pickled onions
Saturn = Pineapple rings and gold-wrapped chocolate
The Milky Way = frothy whipped cream with a gingerbread Bear and a pinwheel, representing the page you can see open (my favourite).

In case you can’t read it, it says:

I’ll spin like a pinwheel
Through the Milky Way’s froth
Take a ride on the Great Bear
And never fall off

Can you guess why cookies for Venus and fireworks for Pluto? 🙂

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13 responses to “MTM – Childrens Lit

  1. How beautiful…nice work!

  2. Bran says:

    Looks like a great book!

  3. This is awesome!!

    My favorite is your Saturn pineapple. I'll have to check out this book too.

  4. Michelle says:

    This is really great…I really like the Saturn pinapple :0)

  5. Sherry says:

    Love that book .. great choice! AWSOME!

  6. Kristen says:

    Great job. Love the planets I will have to get that book it looks like it would be fun to read then go outside and look for stars and planets.

  7. MamaGames says:

    The meal looks super cute! We don't know this book… we'll have to find a copy to read for ourselves and find out why cookies on Venus!

  8. I love books that come to life! “Wait until the Snow Trees Grow” is one of my favorites!

    Stop by bluecottonmemory when you have the chance. I have an award for you:)

  9. I haven't heard from you for a while. I hope things are going well. It's too quiet over here!

  10. MsTypo says:

    What a fun and tasty project!!

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