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Dozens of Doughnuts -- Perfect Picture Book Friday


Title: Dozens of Doughnuts

Author: Carrie Finison

Illustrator: Brianne Farley

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2020


Synopsis: "A generous but increasingly put-upon bear makes batch after batch of doughnuts for her woodland friends without saving any for herself."


Ages: 3 - 8


Themes: Doughnuts, Sharing, Friendship


Opening Lines: Early one morning, as autumn leaves scatter. LouAnn's busy stirring a big bowl of batter. She'll eat some sweet treats, then, warm and well-fed, she'll sleep away winter tucked tight in her bed.


Why I love this book:

A lot of alliteration.

Bouncy rhythm and lovely rhyme. Broken up with a Ding-dong that kids are sure to in on saying.

This is such a fun and sweet picture book. The illustrations are bright and cheerful, and all the animal characters are adorable. How can you go wrong with Animals and doughnuts?


Carrie Finison Reads her book:



Munch this one up!


Activities and Resources:

Check out Carrie's website. She provides links to purchase the book and get a signed copy for your collection.


Carrie also offers lots of activities and discussion ideas.


Check out Brianne Farley's website.


Bake some sugar cookies and cut them to look like doughnuts. Then give the fun decorative tops.


It's time to make the Doughnuts.

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