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  1. This was another discovery that was available on Open Library. Krauss and Sendak have done several books together and this one is not their best, but it does share the charm of their other works. The main character is David, a boy who has been many places, but never to a birthday party. David wants "to have been to a birthday party," however, so he is thrilled when his family throws a surprise party for him. I love the concept of wanting "to have been to a birthday party" because it implies wan [...]

  2. Beginning Reader: This book was really cute. I loved the illustrations, they were kind of vintage looking. I also liked it because it seemed to be a relate able topic for younger children.

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