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Rosanne Kurstedt, Ph.D. has been an educator for over 20 years --first as a classroom teacher in NYC and then as a staff developer. She lived in Hong Kong where she was part of the development and leadership team that opened Hong Kong Academy international School. After returning to the United States, she received her Doctorate from Fordham University in Language, Literacy, and Learning. She currently is an Adjunct Professor at Hunter College, writes for educational publishing companies, and is the Associate Director of READ East Harlem.

As the Assistant Regional Advisor of the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators, she helps other authors and illustrators navigate the children's book industry and hon
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PICTURE BOOKS and END PAPERS: Thoughts and a GAME!

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There’s something magical about picture books. For starters, their size is just right for reading snuggled together your child or grandchild. And, when done well, the intentional intermingling of image and text to tell a story is sure to captivate both child and caregiver. Indeed, a good picture book can be

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